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Book Review: “Peak Plastic” By Jack Buffington

March 24, 2019 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” So said “Mr. McGuire” to Dustin Hoffman’s character, Ben Braddock, in The Graduate. Indeed, Mr. McGuire was prescient. In more than half a century since he gave his succinct advice, plastic products have become ubiquitous and cheap thanks to a super-efficient global supply chain […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 4th 2019

March 5, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Study: Renewables get outsized federal subsidies EIA: Solar Growth Could make it More Expensive, not Less Next money ‘crop’ for farmers? Solar panels Big Oil Is Investing Billions in Renewable Energy It’s Time to Sunset Some Renewable […]

The Dark Side Of Green Technology

February 19, 2019 by

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By Ron Stein ~ When you consider the push for electrical vehicles (EVs) to replace gas and diesel combustion transports on our roadways, the carbon footprint valuation appears quite attractive. The batteries that power those EV’s are however dependent on exotic minerals to function which exposes the dark side of green technology. The mere extraction […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – February 11th 2019

February 12, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Bill Gates about the foolishness of renewables Study: The $2.5 trillion reason we can’t rely on batteries to clean up the grid Evolution of Electricity Rates New Huge Study: Wind Turbines Devalue nearby Homes The Three Major […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 1st 2019

January 22, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Schumer’s Green Energy Subsidies Cost Much More Than Trump’s Wall This May Be the Greatest Renewables Story Ever Told Green Suicide: The US could lose its crown as the world’s most powerful economy as soon as next […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 7th 2019

January 8, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Follow the (Climate Change) Money Study: Costs and consequences of wind turbine wake effects Let’s End Welfare Recipient-Fake Energy Wind And Solar Wind power: separating truth from spin Now will energy firms tell the truth on subsidies? Video: Carbon […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – December 3rd 2018

December 4, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Is Wind Power Actually Cheaper Than Coal Fired Power? No! Editorial: VA Offshore Wind Project Throws Caution to the Wind The Carbon Tax Scam Cost of US Nuclear Generation at 10 Year Low How Billions have been […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – November 12th 2018

November 13, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Maybe due to the recent US elections, there’s a very high quantity of reports and articles in this cycle. I’ve tried to simplify this by having a special section on Nuclear Energy in this issue of the Newsletter. Greed Energy Economics: Federal […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 22nd 2018

October 23, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Globally, $2.4 TRILLION per year required for renewables The high cost of being a ‘Good Neighbor’ to Big Wind Are Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Less Expensive Than New Gas, Wind or Solar? Lord Christopher Monckton – The […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 1st 2018

October 2, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Large NY Wind Project seeking major property tax reduction Op-Ed against wind developer’s NYS lawsuit A copy of the lawsuit referenced in the above articles NY Town agrees to 60%± tax reduction of wind turbines How solar […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – July 30th 2018

July 31, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Largest US Wind Project ever, denied on the basis of economics State asks US Military to pay for wind energy interference (!) Duke Energy Carolinas withdraws proposal to purchase wind power Carbon Tax: Market Manipulation is Not […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – July 9th 2018

July 10, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Wind and Solar Require Massive Subsidies Renewable energy seeks demand, investment to survive Trump squeeze NY Task Force Examines Carbon Pricing Market Impacts Blue State Community Rejects Free Electricity To Avoid Seeing Wind Turbines UK Rejects $1.3 […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – June 18th 2018

June 20, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Retail Electricity Prices for sample countries Wind Turbines Threaten Property Values in Upstate NY Billions in U.S. solar projects shelved after Trump panel tariff Texas Wind Power Story — Part One Australia’s Self-Inflicted Renewable Energy Crisis: 200,000 […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – June 4th 2018

June 5, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics Cycling of conventional power plants: Technical limits and actual costs Three New and Useful Speeches On Energy Finance NY Task Force Examines Carbon Pricing Impacts Divesting From Fossil Fuels Is Harder Than Green Groups Thought California’s solar […]

“Evil” GE Foods And “Eco-Friendly” Organics

May 20, 2018 by

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Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits By Paul Driessen ~ Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic crops. […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – May 14th 2018

May 15, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: If Solar And Wind Are So Cheap, Why Are They Making Electricity So Expensive? “Wind turbines dramatically decrease attractiveness of a tourist destination” Conservative Groups Take a Stand Against Carbon Tax NY County Declines to Give Wind […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 23rd 2018

April 24, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Wind turbines affect property values Wind Turbines vs Property Rights Time for Industrial Wind to pay its fair share of Oklahoma’s education costs NH energy strategy shifts from subsidizing renewables to lowering rates Offshore Wind Surge Threatens […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 2nd 2018

April 3, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: MIT: Relying on renewables alone significantly inflates the cost of overhauling energy The Flawed Methodology Behind Studies Measuring the Cost of Climate Change More Green, Less Energy Time to Tax the Wind? Wind developer offers to pay […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – March 12th 2018

March 13, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: The High Cost of Wind and Solar Exxon institutes a Property Value Guarantee program New Hampshire House backs bill to limit renewable energy incentives Offshore Wind Energy Economic Fiasco Offshore Wind turbine blades damaged after just a […]

The Non-thermodynamics of RGHE

March 12, 2018 by

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Reference: Trenberth et al 2011jcli24 Figure 10 This popular balance graphic and assorted variations are based on a power flux, W/m^2. A W is not energy, but energy over time, i.e. 3.4 Btu/eng h or 3.6 kJ/SI h. The 342 W/m^2 ISR is determined by spreading the average discular 1,368 W/m^2 solar irradiance/constant over the […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – February 19th 2018

February 20, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: End of federal wind industry handouts is long overdue Solar giants getting stronger as opponents struggle to fight back Report: White House to ask for 72% cut in renewable energy programs Propping up renewables is phony economics […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 29th 2018

January 30, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Nations with more renewables have more expensive electricity US Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet NYS: Solar Projects are not viable when they pay normal property taxes (!) Germany shows how shifting to renewable […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – January 8th 2018

January 9, 2018 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: The hidden costs of wind-power subsidies The Disastrous Economic Impact of CO2 Reduction Policies Tax Reform: New Uncertainties for Big Wind NYS Wind Project Goes Bankrupt Avangrid 2016 Financial statement. Note exceptionally high profits Greenpeace false wind […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – November 27th 2017

November 28, 2017 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Stop Subsidizing the Big Wind Bullies Excellent: Senate speech re killing the wind PTC Presentation: Hidden Costs of Wind and Solar Power 10 Years of Wind Maintenance to Exceed $40 Billion The Market for Electricity is Rigged […]