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Energy and Environmental Review: January 30, 2023

By -- January 30, 2023

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.

Renewables (General):
*** The New RPS: RELIABLE Portfolio Standard 
*** Level Playing Field
*** Future Grid: Really?
*** US Renewable Power Projects Slow Over High Costs and Community Opposition
Wind and Solar Projects Face Uphill Battles Despite Subsidy
Wind and solar energy ‘flatlines’ in frigid state at worst time
Major Biomass Facility to Close at Large Military Base, this Spring
Deep seabed mining plans pit renewable energy demand against ocean life

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Federal Agency Failing to Protect the Environment from Offshore Wind
*** Evidence says offshore wind development is killing lots of whales
The strange coincidence of the Offshore Wind Industry and 178 dead whales
Calls mount to stop offshore wind project as more whales wash up dead
Biden Hypocrisy Overflows, Harming Lobster Fishers and Right Whales
Killing Whales and Never Having to Say You’re Sorry!

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Wind Turbines Have 50%± Shorter Life Expectancy Than Advertised
*** National Grid: Relying on wind power means getting used to cutting energy use
*** Big wind’s dangerous secret
Wind Turbines Taller Than the Statue of Liberty Are Falling Over
Short video: Wind turbines around the world are ‘collapsing at an alarming rate’
Climate Extremists’ Hideous Wind Farms Are Coming To Your Backyard

Solar Energy:
*** Australia-Singapore $35 billion solar deal fades to black
Solar Development Prime Farmland Scorecard
Study: ’Forever chemicals’ in Great Lakes fish more risky than PFAS in drinking water
City solar panels in complex finance plan generate far less power than expected
Refuting the myth that a small area of solar panels plus storage can power the world
Solar Stooge Kathy Hochul Burns Farm Preservation Rulebook

Nuclear Energy:
*** First small modular nuclear reactor design certified for use in U.S.
*** The World Needs More Nuclear Power
*** The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Break With Reality
Project Prometheus: Building Hundreds of Nuclear Power Plants to Make America Great Again
No Small Feat: GE Hitachi Takes Big First Step Toward Bringing Small Modular Nuclear Reactors to the U.K.
Filmmaker slams environmental movement over ‘destructive’ actions on nuclear
Archive: Electric Power in Florida

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Alex Epstein: Fossil Future, Part 1
*** WSJ: The Campaign to Ban Gas Stoves
*** The Gas Stove Scare Is A Fraud Created By Climate Change Authoritarians
Democrat-led cities are already moving forward with gas stove bans that will affect millions
China Posts Record Fossil Fuel Output as Security Trumps Climate
Peer-reviewed study: Climate Impacts of Fossil Fuels in Today’s Energy Systems
Are You Really Against Fossil Fuels? Read This Before You Answer
The Billionaires Behind The Gas Bans

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Where’s the electricity?
*** Auto CEO: Affordable electric cars ‘not viable’
*** Driving 100 Miles in an EV is Now More Expensive than in a Normal Car
Some legislators want Wyoming to ‘phase out’ electric vehicles by 2035
Speed Is No Issue Unless It’s About How Fast Our Liberty Is Being Lost

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Hydropower without the environmental impact
Biden’s Greenies Attack the TVA
The Dangerous Fantasy of the Net Zero Energy Transition

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Milloy climate tweet sets Twitter abuzz; Even Musk admits he is no believer
*** IPCC Climate Models Grossly Exaggerate ‘Global Warming’
Greta Thunberg and handlers get caught making a staged video of her “getting arrested” during a “coal mine protest”
“Greens” Ignore India’s Lethal Cold Spells
California: Atmospheric river and misguided climate fear

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
Archive: The Truth About Greenhouse Gases
Archive: Emeritus Professor Happer – Climate, CH4, N2O and CO2¬ the Good News
Archive: Nature Controls CO2 – Not Man
Elitism Is Its Own Cure as Climate and Other Scams Show Us
In Search of a (Near) Perfect CO2 Global Warming Analogy
Do Agricultural Emissions of Greenhouse Gases Affect Climate?Climate Change Study: Incriminates soot from burning oil and coal, exonerates CO2

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