Browsing All posts tagged under »Nett Zero Carbon Target«

Study: If You Want To Go Green, Stick With Fossil Fuels

September 21, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “Contrary to the claims of proponents of the Green New Deal and Net Zero, fossil fuels are the greenest fuels. First, uniquely among energy sources, fossil fuel use emits CO2, which is the ultimate source of the elemental building block, carbon, found in all carbon-based life, i.e., almost all life […]

Is Net Zero Emissions The Trojan Horse For Society?

September 14, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The transition to electricity generation from breezes and sunshine has proven to be ultra-expensive for the wealthy countries of Germany, Australia, and the USA representing 6 percent of the world’s population (505 million vs 7.8 billion). Those wealthy countries now have among the highest cost for their electricity, while the poorer […]

Net-Zero Is The Real Climate Catastrophe

September 2, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Maybe Vladimir Putin SHOULD get the Nobel Peace Prize after all. To be sure, Putin’s bloody invasion of Ukraine is an affront to humanity, given his targeting of civilians. Russia even fired upon medical and humanitarian aid convoys and is using a nuclear power plant as a shield for his military operations. […]

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 […]

What You Need To Know About Biden’s Climate ‘Emergency’

July 22, 2022 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ In a speech Wednesday in Massachusetts, President Joe Biden announced that he would use yet more executive action in a bid to push his radical climate agenda, despite recent checks on unilateral presidential action by Congress and the Supreme Court. The administration is aiming to overhaul the energy sector and the […]

For Texans And Australians It’s Breezes And Sunshine, Or No Grid At All

March 7, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The Texans’ Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), and Australians are constantly being blown away with the growing “nameplate” capacity of wind turbines and solar panels to provide electricity, but electricity from renewables have yet to produce anywhere near their projected capacity due to the intermittency and unreliability of breezes and […]

China Laughs As The “Woke” West Self – Implodes

January 7, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ As China builds more and more coal-fired power plants, consolidates its stranglehold on rare-earth metals vital for 21st century economies, and extends its influence into America’s backyard, “woke” Westerners are marching like lemmings toward the energy poverty cliff. CNBC reports that climate activists and campaign groups are demanding an immediate end to […]

Channeling Dan And Jane To Confront Biden’s Energy Mistakes

January 3, 2022 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ As Covid lockdowns eased this past year, people all over the world went back to work and play. But while oil, natural gas, coal and electricity demand predictably shot up, President Biden canceled and hyper-regulated pipelines, leases and drilling permits. European leaders took similarly shortsighted actions. Inadequate global supplies chased rising […]

Net Zero: Shattering Economies, Shattering Dreams

November 17, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Joe Biden fell asleep (not even his most embarrassing moment!) at the Glasgow climate conference. And for good reason. It’s over. Net Zero by 2050 is dying a slow, painful death. President Xi Jinping said so. So did India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. So did Africa. Good riddance. Oh, they are still […]

International Energy Agency’s Green Energy Fantasy Is A Hoot

June 6, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Looking for laughs? The International Energy Agency has produced a laugh filled report, grandly titled: “Net Zero by 2050: A roadmap for the global energy system“. Redesigning the global energy system. My, oh my. Below are a few highlights, out of many. To begin with it is not a roadmap, as it does not tell us how to get there. […]

China’s Strange Endorsement Of “Net Zero”

April 15, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ You have to hand it to Xi Jinping. The Chinese “president for life” last September schmoozed the royalty of the United Nations with his unexpected pledge that his country aims “to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality (Net Zero) before 2060.” Xi then urged other nations “to pursue […]

India Ignores Media Preaching On “Net Zero Carbon”

April 12, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ India is just one ”developing” nation that has recognized that the mad rush toward a “net zero carbon” economy does not serve the interests of its ordinary citizens. With that realization, they are also waking up to the fact that serving the public interest necessitates major increases in affordable, reliable energy to […]