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Posts from June 2024

‘Skeptical Science’ Gets Comeuppance on Social Media

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 12, 2024

“Let’s see if Skeptical Science makes another appearance on LinkedIn. It is up to 458 follows. And see if this organization will simply prepare an entry on what ‘skeptic’ arguments are the best. With that middle ground, maybe we can have a real debate.”

On LinkedIn, the alarmist Skeptical Science posted:

Somewhat surprisingly for what is regarded as a network of professionals, climate science misinformation is getting shared on LinkedIn as well. Here is a list of some signs to be on the lookout for when reading posts or comments related to human-caused climate change or global warming:

Read the list here, but their pitch is little more than ‘trust us’ and visit the DeSmog database of “deniers” for the bad actors. (Note: DeSmog’s smear-list encyclopedia has backfired!…

Exit the UN Climate Treaty–Again!

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 11, 2024

“Thus, as of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country. This includes ending the implementation of the nationally determined contribution and, very importantly, the Green Climate Fund which is costing the United States a vast fortune.” – President Trump, below

President Joe Biden should immediately announce that the U.S. plans to withdraw from the United Nations Paris Climate Accord. Just put it in his teleprompter someone, and it will happen. But short of this, a new President should withdraw from the Treaty–again.

On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would exit from the Paris Climate Accord. Formal withdrawal began on November 4, 2019, with notification to the UN.…

Energy & Environmental Review: June 10, 2024

By <a class="post-author" href="/about#john-droz">John Droz, Jr.</a> -- June 10, 2024

Ed. Note: This post excerpts energy and climate material from the Media Balance Newsletter, a free fortnightly published by physicist John Droz Jr., founder of the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions. The complete Newsletter for this post can be found here.

Greed Energy Economics:
“Offshore Wind Needs Bigger Subsidies”
Wind Subsidies Are Rising…but wind power production isn’t rising with them

Unreliables (General):
*** Shanghaied
*** Irrational Transition
*** EVs, wind, and solar are neither reliable nor environmentally friendly: here’s why
The Foundation of Property Rights: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Freedom
Private Property Rights

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Report: Offshore Wind Power (Dr. Michael Hogan)
*** The renewable green energy disaster off the northeastern US is getting worse Less than one per cent of the way to the Biden 2030 target
Offshore Wind Industry Braces for More Turbulence—and Trump

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Wind Turbines = Enormous “Unintended” Consequences
Australia has World Class windless weather: Today 95% of wind turbines are failing

Solar Energy:
*** Solar and Wind Resource Availability Fatal Flaw
As Solar Power Surges, U.S.

Industrial Wind Power: A Depleting Resource?

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 6, 2024

Challenging a “Free-Market” Congressman in 1979 (early criticisms of public utility regulation)

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 5, 2024

Permanent Tax Subsidy? Solar’s 15 extensions

By Robert Bradley Jr. -- June 4, 2024

“All of the Above” — Bad Energy Policy

By <a class="post-author" href="/about#john-droz">John Droz, Jr.</a> -- June 3, 2024