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Wind Turbine Math Does Not Add Up

October 16, 2019 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ In a recent article I referenced a comment by Sarah Lozanova (Earth911, August 2017) that decommissioning wind farms might be more costly than the construction phase. This month, we learn a bit more about these costs – and the news is staggering! Blasting the MBTA in Boston Bostonian Bruce Maclay complained to […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 14th 2019

October 15, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: It Costs $532,000± to Decommission A Single Wind Turbine In a “Reversal” Wind Power Industry Wants More U.S. Tax Credits Dr. Fritz Vahrenholt: Let’s Not Commit Economic Suicide The Economic Viability of Gas-To-Liquids Technology Negotiation puts wind […]

New York Times Former Reporter: Toss ‘Climate Troglodytes’ Like Trump, Inhofe Out Of Office

October 14, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The latest New York Times Sunday Review was graced by Justin Gillis, who served as chief environmental reporter for the paper until late 2017 and is now a contributing opinion writer free to spout in even more partisan and hysterical tones about the “troglodytes” and dangerous deniers who don’t see impending […]

Common Sense Musings On The Climate Debate

October 14, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Scientists on both sides of the climate debate agree; Fossil fuel use puts C02 (Carbon Dioxide) into the atmosphere. Plants need C02 to survive. C02 is a greenhouse gas. Water vapor (clouds) is the largest greenhouse gas, by far. C02 levels in the atmosphere have increased and are higher than […]

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

October 14, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ California, the richest state in the nation—and one that’s often portrayed as the progressive harbinger of the future for the rest of the country—has been hit with its latest Third World-style disaster. On top of high poverty rates, skyrocketing homelessness, rising crime, and the return of medieval-sounding diseases, the state—specifically, the […]

Another Newsweek Conspiracy: ‘Greta Thunberg Snubbed For Nobel Peace Prize’ By Big Oil

October 13, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Newsweek reporter Rosie McCall offered a conspiracy theory as to how a 16-year-old environmental activist somehow failed to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year: “Greta Thunberg Snubbed for Nobel Peace Prize by Committee Run by Norway, One of the World’s Biggest Oil and Natural Gas Exporters.” This new theory comes […]

The Biomass Scam: Should Africans Truly Burn More Trees?

October 13, 2019 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Why are the World Bank and other international institutions promoting widespread use of charcoal for heating and cooking in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)? During the recent 2019 “climate week,” the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change touted increased reliance on biomass – which already comprises 60 percent of European renewable energy – […]