Browsing All posts tagged under »Electricity Consumption«

The Government Wants To Regulate Your Portable Air Conditioner

April 13, 2016 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ Congratulations, portable air conditioner buyers and sellers. This product now qualifies for… government regulation! The Department of Energy (DOE) recently determined that portable air conditioners meet the criteria set under the Energy Policy Conservation Act (as amended) for efficiency mandates. Like all other efficiency regulations, mandated appliance standards remove choices from […]

Why Renewables Equal Death – Video

October 13, 2014 by


Look closely at this graphic showing access to electrical power in Countries and Continents around the World. Access to reliable and constant electrical supply is something which we here in the already Developed World take so utterly for granted, something the people in those Countries do not have, and while you see some numbers here […]

Earth Hour Is Back. This Time, Try Turning Off Your Refrigerator

March 18, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Bjorn Lomborg on the mindless insanity of Earth Hour on Saturday, when global warmists will turn off their lights for just one hour: Notice that you have not been asked to switch off anything really inconvenient, such as your heating or air-conditioning, television, computer, mobile phone, or any of the myriad […]

A Sneak Attack On NYC’s Electric Bill

April 9, 2010 by


By Jack Spencer The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is guaranteeing that New Yorkers will soon have to pay even more for electricity — when they can get it. The department just rejected Indian Point’s request for a water-quality certificate, which the plant needs to keep operating one reactor running after 2013, and the […]

The Environment Debate – Problem Solved – Move On

November 15, 2008 by


I HAVEN’T GIVEN UP AND I’M NOT MOVING ON. For the last week or so, I’ve been a little puzzled. I have an exact total for the number of people who actually do read what I write here. The numbers have been trending lower, almost to the point of disappearing completely. What puzzles me is […]

A Tax That Might Be Too Good To Pass Up

October 1, 2008 by


Average household electrical use pie chart. Chart from US Government EIA database. Click on image to open in a new window. This simple pie chart shows the average use of electricity in the residential sector. I’ll explain a little about it later in the post, but I just want to look at the bigger picture […]

Kyoto – A Retrospective

July 30, 2008 by


IS THE KYOTO PROTOCOL A FLAWED IDEAL? In one of the earlier posts (Kyoto 32) there was a comment made and the comment was a relatively simple one. “I hope Kyoto will not fail.” The actuality is that in all probabilities it already has failed, not because we have deliberately set out to make it […]