Browsing All posts tagged under »Renewable Power Targets«

New York State’s Energy Future: Lighting Candles?

June 21, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The New York State Legislature just passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law. This measure contains new mandates for the state to eliminate net carbon emissions in the next thirty years, by 2050, equal to just 15 percent of […]

UK Says 100% Renewables Won’t Work

May 22, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A lot of countries (as well as many U.S. states and utilities) are announcing so-called zero-carbon plans, typically with a target year around 2050. These are often reported as calling for 100% renewable energy, which is wrong. There is a difference between zero-carbon and 100% renewables, but this is often […]

A Brutal Example Of Why 100% Renewables Can’t Work

February 5, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The brutal cold wave that just struck America provides a stark example of why 100% renewables cannot possibly work. Once the massive high pressure system was in place there was almost no wind, so no significant wind power. And the coldest temperatures by far were at night or early morning, […]

Renewable Power Australia – Frydenberg Hints: No More Subsidies Or Targets For Renewables

October 9, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Let’s hope sense kicks in: The Turnbull government is hinting that the rapidly declining cost of renewable energy is undermining the case for further clean-energy subsidies, as it maintains it will make a decision on a clean energy target in coming months. In a speech to the Australian Financial Review’s National […]

Monumental, Unsustainable Environmental Impacts

July 3, 2017 by

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Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage By Paul Driessen ~ Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar, and biofuel energy – to prevent supposed catastrophes caused by manmade global warming and climate change – ignore three fundamental flaws. 1) In the Real World outside the […]

Electrical Power Generation Australia – The Finkel Report’s Fine Print: Electricity Plan Will Cost, Not Save

June 16, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ You were told the Finkel plan pushed by the Turnbull Government would save you money. That was always unebleiveable. But now it turns out that even Finkel had a catch that make that promise false. Last week’s spin: Australian households would save about $90 a year, or up to $1000 on […]

Renewable Power Australia – Why Prime Minister Turnbull’s Green Plan Is Destroying The Liberals

June 14, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Turnbull Government is destroying itself by touting the Finkel report with its renewable energy target of a ludicrous 42 per cent. The Liberal party room must water it down – if not block it. Turnbull will then fight Labor with a compromise on his own green beliefs. […]

Renewable Power Australia – Finkel Scheme: Replacing Mad With Bad

June 10, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Turnbull Government claims the Finkel report’s plan will cut your power bills and end the climate war.  What a joke: how can moving to nearly 50 per cent renewable energy do anything but make electricity a luxury item? Remove Turnbull before he destroys both the power grid and the Liberals. […]

Renewable Power Australia – Senator Xenophon Sacks Mate Who Says 50% Renewables Is Mad

April 8, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Federal Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon has sacked his top South Australian candidate for correctly saying Labor’s plans for a 50 per cent renewable energy target is “f…ing mad” and will destroy the state. Xenophon’s party seems hijacked by irrational greens, with fellow Xenophon MP Rebekha Sharkie now ominously calling […]

Renewable Power Australia – Labor Party Panics Over Its 50% Renewables Promise

February 17, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Labor Party suddenly realises its promise of 50 per cent renewable energy – mostly unreliable wind – is disastrously unrealistic. It would cost $48 billion and give us massively expensive electricity no one could trust to stay on. That’s why Labor Leader Bill Shorten, Mark Butler and Chris Bowen […]

‘Clean Power Plan’ Relies On Dirty Climate Science

October 25, 2016 by

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The only thing this program will clean out is our pocketbooks By Larry Bell ~ Draconian energy regulatory policies are being premised upon tax-funded climate alarmism promulgated by government agencies we are supposed to trust. The latest and arguably most dangerous example is the Obama Administration’s proposed “Clean Power Plan” (CPP). CPP enactment is currently […]

Renewable Power Australia – Renewable Madness Will Cost Us $41 Billion

October 7, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg warns that just to meet the renewable energy targets of the Labor states would cost us $41 billion and require another 4800 wind towers to wreck our views. And as South Australia has now taught us: we’d still end up with electricity that goes out in a […]

Green Pixie Dust Energy Policies

October 2, 2016 by

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Democrats fight climate change with renewable pixie dust, while rest of world burns fossil fuels By Paul Driessen ~ “There’s been a record six straight years of job growth, and new Census numbers show incomes have increased at a record rate after years of stagnation,” NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt misinformed Americans, as he […]

Brexit’s Energy Lesson For California, et al.

June 28, 2016 by

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Will Californians wake up and throw off the massive bureaucracy imposed in the name of “energy efficiency” and “renewables”? By Marita Noon ~ “California’s largest utility and environmental groups announced a deal Tuesday [June 21] to shutter the last nuclear power plant in the state.” This statement from the Associated Press reporting about the announced […]

Renewable Power Australia – John Hewson Out For The Grants He Championed On The ABC

June 17, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Hypocrite speaks: John Hewson has come out warning of the influence big corporations can have over politicians and public policy… Hewson said the renewable energy industry had been the victim of a vicious offensive by the Coalition and had been forced to accept a huge cut to the renewable energy target. […]

Obama Legacy Will Be Power Blackouts

June 8, 2016 by

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By Larry Bell ~ President Obama is burning his so-called bridges to a “green energy” future that will leave America’s families and industries powerlessly impoverished. Any notions that generously subsidized solar and wind will significantly compensate capacity losses from shuttered coal plants and overregulated oil and natural gas suppliers are scientifically and economically delusional. And […]

Australian Renewable Power – Queensland State Government Aims For 50 Percent By 2030

June 2, 2016 by

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Here in Australia, the Queensland State Government has set up an Expert Panel Inquiry to investigate pathways to achieving a 50% renewable energy target by 2030. This is the website they have set up for the public to keep them informed and where the public can also contribute. Queensland Renewable Energy Expert Panel I live […]

Renewable Power Australia – Labor Party Leader Shorten Makes A Crazy Promise He Cannot Possibly Deliver – And Should Not Try To

May 7, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann on Labor’s most deceitful promise – and one of its most destructive, if Labor even tried to deliver: Shorten’s overarching coup de destruction is the total insanity, restated aggressively on Thursday night, of the commitment to 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030. This would at the same time […]

Last Ditch Assaults On Affordable Energy

March 7, 2016 by

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Obama and allies double down on biofuels and climate, and against carbon-based fuels By Paul Driessen ~ Separating reality from ideology and political agendas is difficult, but essential, if we are to revitalize our economy and help the world’s poorest families take their rightful places among Earth’s prosperous people. Energy reality is certainly in our […]

Crony Collusion Fuels White House Clean Power Scam

October 6, 2015 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Information obtained by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (EE Legal) through state and federal Freedom of Information Act public record requests reveal a richly funded and closely coordinated network including the White House, governors-in-hiding, and “Green energy” subsidy seekers to advance the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan. The full report, […]

Renewable Power Australia – Green Rentseekers Get Sniff Of Turnbull Cash

September 24, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Uh oh: The Australian Government Environment Minister, Greg Hunt says the renewables industry should feel “very supported” under Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, after they complained of investment instability fuelled by Tony Abbott’s hostility towards the sector. Mr Hunt has also said he would seek ways for Australia to “do more” on […]

Climate Crisis, Inc.

August 23, 2015 by

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A $1.5 trillion a year Industry, and the Larry Bell book explains how profiteers of climate doom keep the money flowing By Paul Driessen ~ No warming in 18 years, no category 3-5 hurricane hitting the USA in ten years, seas rising at barely six inches a century: computer models and hysteria are consistently contradicted […]

Renewable Power Australia – Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten Promises $100 Billion Of Pain For No Climate Gain

August 17, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Henry Ergas on one of Australian Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten’s most disastrous policies: With barely one per cent of ­global emissions, Bill Shorten would have Australia mandate a share of renewable energy two times greater than that aimed at by the world’s largest emitters. The threat that poses to consumers, […]

Dirty Facts Behind Obama’s Clean Power Plan

August 14, 2015 by

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As usual, the EPA is lying big time about the cost-benefit analysis By Larry Bell ~ An August Senate Environment and Public Works Oversight Report exposes dirty little secrets leading up to the Obama Administration’s latest massive EPA power play. Titled “Obama’s Carbon Mandate: An Account of Collusion, Cutting Corners, and Costing Americans Billions,” it […]