AWED Energy & Environmental Newsletter: August 5, 2013
By John Droz, Jr. -- August 5, 2013
The Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED) is an informal coalition of individuals and organizations interested in improving national, state, and local energy and environmental policies. Our basic position is that technical matters like these should be addressed by using Real Science. It’s all spelled out at WiseEnergy.org, which has a wealth of energy and environmental resources. Check it out carefully!
A key element of AWED’s efforts is public education. Towards that end, every three weeks we put together a newsletter to balance what is found in the mainstream media about energy and environmental matters. We appreciate MasterResource for their assistance in publishing this information.
Here are this period’s reports:
Greed Energy Economics
NH utility can’t get enough people to pay more for renewables
The Two-pronged Plug of High Electricity Prices due to Wind Energy
War on Subsidies: Brussels Questions German Energy Revolution
Three good (short) anti-wind energy radio ads
Glenn Schleede’s good comments re EIA and wind energy.
N.J. Regulators Deal Major Blow To Fishermen’s Energy Offshore Wind Project
Ruinous green policies mean rising profits for energy companies
Czech Government Votes to End Support for Renewables
Louisiana Law Will Phase out Solar Tax Credit
Billions spent in Obama climate plan may be virtually useless
The Sustainable Markets Foundation Wheel of Fortune
Turbine Health Matters
Dirty Diesel will kick in when wind diminishes
Big Wind turbines, health and disease – a Danish perspective
Wind turbines ARE a human health hazard: the smoking gun
Health risks linked to wind turbines
Lake township board hears turbine presentation
A sensible Acoustical Proposal
The main things produced by Offshore Wind – Rust and CO2
FERC and Binz: be extremely concerned!
President’s Energy Program Shows the Dishonesty of Climate Change
Germany: Mutiny in the Land of Wind Turbines
A fine comparison between wind and nuclear in Ontario
Wind Turbines, the Facts is an excellent publication by the Scientific Alliance
Senate Hearings on Climate had some good presentations. (Also see this commentary from a person who was present.)
An interesting photo and map showing Energy Impact
Electric Cars: Unclean at Any Speed!
Learn To Stand Up To Government
Floating Nuclear Power
Gasland Part II: Same Misleading Images, New Conspiracy Theory
New Government Fracking Study
Fracking is Threat to Middle East Oil
Nuclear’s safety lesson for fracking
EIA’s unprecedented power grab to reduce ozone
Religious right objects to EIA’s restriction of power plant CO2 emissions
FERC says JP Morgan manipulated electricity market
“Occupied By Wind”: an interview with a Danish wind expert
Orangeville Controversy Continues
Bloom Leads San Jose Astray
Siemens Exits Solar Business
What was missing from Congress’ ethanol debate?
Manmade Global Warming
Straight talk about “Sustainable” Planning
Is the IPCC becoming more reasonable?
How Little We Know About the Weather
Networks Fail to Mention ‘Lull’ in Warming in All 92 Climate Change Stories
Climatism is the ‘Greatest Global Delusion’ in History
“Is What I Say Beyond the Boundaries of Reasonable Discussion?”
“inability of climate scientists to admit their ignorance”
An interesting new technical study about AGW and Solar cycles, etc.
The EPA’s Game of Secret Science
We’re getting burned by phony science and authoritarian power grabs
The Age of Hyperbole: How Normal Weather Became ‘Extreme’
How the Met Office lost touch with Reality
Polar Ice Melts May Be Natural Events
Antarctica has near record sea ice for 2013
Global Warming Responsible for Epidemic of Rail Disasters?
Of General Interest
The new GDP methodology
Racism And Genocide Cloaked In Green Camouflage
Our proposed national energy slogan is “All of the Sensible” (in contrast to the absurd “All of the Above”).
Once legislators have grasped that concept, the foolishness of the “leveling the playing field” idea also becomes apparent. (Should the 18-wheeler trucks and golf cart playing field be leveled?) Additionally we should be using the term “unreliables” when speaking of renewables. Please pass these on. [U.S. citizens should make sure to get up-to-speed with what is on our PTCFacts.Info pages, as the PTC is still a political issue.]
Please pass this information on to other open-minded, science-oriented people. If you know anyone who would like to periodically like to get AWED emailings, please email me.
Thank you for your support.
Prior AWED newsletters this year at MasterResource:
July 15, 2013
June 24, 2013
June 3, 2013
May 15, 2013
April 23, 2013
April 1, 2013
March 11, 2013
February 18, 2013
January 21, 2013