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Careful What You Wish For If We Electrify Everything

November 22, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Those who believe in an impending climate catastrophe often insist that the world must “decarbonize”, electrify the entire economy, and base future electricity generation entirely on renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, biomass and hydroelectric generation. Rarely, however, do these advocates address the risks of such […]

The Insanity Of The UN Climate COP’s Continues

November 1, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The 27th conference of the parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to 18, 2022. COP27, as it will be known, will be attended by about 40,000 people, including representatives of the 196 member countries, […]

While Rest Assured It Can Never Happen, What Would Global Decarbonization Actually Cost? Part III

August 30, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The Future Even more guesswork is involved in estimating the costs that the countries of the world will bear to attain decarbonization by 2050. The International Energy Agency in 2021 projected that, to achieve a “clean energy pathway”, international public finance would have to provide about $40 […]

While Rest Assured It Can Never Happen — What Would Decarbonization Actually Cost? Part II

August 23, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Consider other consequences of decarbonization. All current production of fossil fuels would have to be phased out. The fuel-producing jurisdictions and countries, faced with economic disaster, might “push back” a bit. Further, as the imposition of regulatory restraints on fossil fuel consumption would undoubtedly cause the price […]

What Would Global Decarbonization Actually Cost?

August 16, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ As those who write frequently on climate policy issues, we are often asked, “What will decarbonization cost?”. Decarbonization is the term used to refer to effectively eliminating emissions of greenhouse gases, usually measured in terms of carbon dioxide equivalent, allegedly to stop human-caused global warming. In practical […]

How Environmentalists Stalled Progress Over Half Century

August 2, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ “Environmental assessment and review” was essentially begun in the 1960s as a way of ensuring that environmental considerations were explored systematically when governments were making decisions about whether to issue permits to allow construction of major projects to proceed. This, in itself, did not elevate environmental considerations […]

The Impact Of CO2 Is Overstated So Why Dismantle Society? Part 1

April 26, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ That is a great question, and yes, there is a chance that it could happen. But it would not be meaningfully caused by humans burning fossil fuels and producing more CO2. Additional CO2 in our atmosphere stopped having a meaningful role in the earth’s temperature when it reached […]

The Army’s Climate Obsession Is A Disgrace

March 22, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ The United States Army has just published its climate strategy. In the foreword, Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Williams College and a former civilian employee of the Department of Defense, proudly stated that: “The army must […]

Coal, Here Today And Tomorrow (Part 2)

February 1, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Much of the public, but we are guessing fewer of our readers, think that coal use around the world is declining as a result of public policies to make it so. It is in fact going in the opposite direction. Coal use in power plants around the world […]

Coal, Here Today, Here Tomorrow (Part 1)

January 18, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As we will most certainly convince the reader in this series of essays, we need not ever worry that coal will be eliminated as a major energy source in the US and the world. We simultaneously want to convince you that we are not talking about your grandfather’s […]

COP 26: Shakespeare Said It – “Sound And Fury Signifying Nothing” (Part 2)

January 4, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ To fully appreciate what the COP26 conference achieved, let us start by listing the notable accomplishments described in the Pact and in the press releases. This is intended as comic relief from your average work day. COP26 agreed to accelerate unabated efforts towards reducing coal power. At India’s […]

Twenty Six UN Climate Conferences – Theater Of The Absurd Part One

December 29, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Over the next three weeks we will convince you of the absurdity of the meetings to discuss destroying the world’s economy to address allegedly human-caused climate change fraud. To begin, it remains important for our readers to understand the reality behind the pronouncements from the media for the […]

UN COP 26: More Outstanding Theater In Glasgow

November 2, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Everyone loves a show, especially when there is high drama, heroes and villains and lots of hype to precede the event. By those standards, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 […]

UN COP 26: The 750 Billion Dollar Invoice

October 31, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As thousands of well paid bureaucrats begin to convene in Glasgow, Scotland for their 26th meeting to discuss how to take money out of the richer countries and place it in the coffers of the less developed countries as penance for having an advanced society based on fuels […]