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Energy and Environmental Review: January 8, 2024

By -- January 8, 2024

Ed. Note: This post excerpts energy and climate material from the Media Balance Newsletter, a free fortnighly 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:
*** Economic Health Watch: Utility Costs
*** There’s no justification for green energy subsidies and mandates

Unreliables (General):
“Green” agendas are carrying governors to political cliffs
As Wind and Solar Power Falter, U.N. Climate Agreement becomes Wishful Thinking

Wind Energy — Offshore:
Giant offshore wind project axed in blow to Biden’s green goals
Albany’s Green Machine Goes Rogue
Cost of insuring offshore wind ‘doubled’ amid heavy losses: leading broker
Status of US  Offshore Wind Projects: 2023 Edition

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Court orders wind farm to be torn down after golden eagle death
*** Federal Judge Sides with Osage Nation, Orders Removal of 84 Wind Turbines
The Wind Power Scam
Turbine troubles and project pullout: Recharge’s best-read of 2023

Solar Energy:
*** As more & more counties get more solar projects…here’s some truth about them

Fossil Fuel Energy:
Alex Epstein Discussing Fossil Future with students — Part 2
Coal’s Life-Saving Role Ignored By Climate-Obsessed Media
Two Days After COP28, IEA Delivers More Coal Hard Reality
Old King Coal at COP28: Uninvited Guest or Star of the Show?
The Golden Age of Coal
Jail Time For Operators Of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers, Edgers, Mowers?

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Are Electric Vehicles the Wave of the Future?
The underbelly of electric vehicles
Battery Fires and other Tidbits
Minnesota cities went for EVs in public transit, but the buses couldn’t handle the cold|
EV Graveyards: Hardly Anyone Wants to Buy a Used One

Miscellaneous Energy News:
White House unveils strict hydrogen regulations in victory for environmentalists
25 Power Facts about energy and climate
Ten Improbable Energy Ideas for 2024

Manmade Global Warming — Some Other Deceptions:
*** Met Office Set to Ditch Actual Temperature Data in Favor of Model Predictions
*** Short video (by Tony Heller): The World’s Smartest Person
*** The Defense Department must ditch its delusional approach to climate
Separating fact from fiction on ‘climate change’
Biden admin unveils string of eco regulations in latest appliance crackdown targeting fridges, freezers
AP Quietly Reveals Donation From Foreign Group That Trains Journalists as Climate Change ‘Activists’
Global Warming fears based on an imaginary temperature
Bad Climate Data Brings Wrong Conclusions
Are Hurricanes Really Getting Worse or is that Just Climate Alarmists’ Hot Air?
Putting Out the Wildfire Myth
Climate doomsayers’ cooked up coffee crisis

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** New Research Finds that Rocks Release as much CO2 as the world’s Volcanoes
*** Climate Scientists Say We Should Embrace Higher CO2 Levels
Cause of Climate Change? It Isn’t Carbon Dioxide, Expert Says
Should We Be Concerned Over Climate Change?
Video: Impacts of Geothermal Energy on Climate
It appears the Church of the Climate Change Cult is losing some of its Flock Part 5
Impacts and risks of “realistic” global warming projections for the 21st century
The Earth Is Warming, but Is CO2 the Cause?
Scientists: Your Breath is Now a Source of Greenhouse Gas
CCP-tied group is quietly fueling US-based climate initiatives

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