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Energy and Environmental Review: January 22, 2024

By -- January 22, 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:
*** Why “Renewables” cannot save, but cost Billions
*** By Slashing Subsidies, California Has Dealt a Blow to Renewable Energy
Electricity Prices Are Soaring: It’s Time to Hold the “Energy Transition” Accountable
Trade unions alarmed by EU’s industrial collapse

Unreliables (General):
*** Globalists are using ‘Green Energy’ to destroy our way of life!
*** Progressive lawmakers line up behind costly fix for error they made in renewable energy plan
*** Energy Illiterate Halfwits Responsible for Subsidized Wind & Solar Death Spiral
Why Not Wind and Solar Now?
Michigan Dems Big Foot The Locals
Freezing to Fight Global Warming

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Offshore Wind Woes
*** The Multibillion-Dollar Offshore Wind Bet Gone Wrong
Major wind project was dependent on Biden admin waiving taxpayer safeguard
Does noisy construction of offshore wind farms disturb marine animals?
Fed’s first multi-site offshore wind EIS is ridiculous

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Short video: Destroying Bio-Diversity to “Save the Climate” is Ecocidal
Osage Minerals Council Chairman: “We Fought the Battle on Behalf of Our Children’s Future”

Solar Energy:
Solar facility fire

Nuclear Energy:
*** Why Nuclear Is the Best Energy
*** France drops renewables targets, prioritiszes nuclear in new energy bill
*** Unjust Transition at Indian Point: How Politicians and Non-Profits Betrayed New York With Pseudoscience
Cancelled NuScale contract weighs heavy on new nuclear

Fossil Fuel Energy:
A $290 Billion Investment Cements Natural Gas’s Relevance for Decades
*** Tucker Carlson: The Truth about Fossil Fuels, Wind Energy & Climate Change
CEI leads coalition opposing carbon tariffs and the PROVE IT Act
India’s Plans to Double Coal Production, Ignoring Climate Pledges
China’s 2023 coal output hits record high

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** The Electric-Vehicle Cheating Scandal
*** Hertz will shed 20,000 EVs and buy more gas-powered cars: ‘The elevated costs associated with EVs persisted’
*** $2 Billion in Subsidies, Only 2 EV Stations Opened. The Holdup is Social Justice
Tesla Semi trucks hauling corn chipsThe Electric-Vehicle Cheating Scandal
For truckers driving EVs, there’s no going back
EV Mandates Are Coming, but are EVs Even Practical in Cold-Weather States?

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Woke Duke Energy Jacks Up Electric Rates to Pay for ESG, Zero Carbon Mandates
*** A Federal Power Grid Would be Everyone’s Worst Nightmare
*** The Electric Grid Explained In 10 Charts
Rolling power outages implemented on Oahu. Hawaii

Manmade Global Warming — Mann-Steyn Trial:
*** Mann v. Steyn Finally Gets Under Way
*** The link between ‘defending Michael Mann is defending climate science’ seems to have been broken
*** Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere
Archive: Judge Strikes All of Michael Mann’s Expert Witnesses from Libel Suit
Day One in Court
Mann v. Steyn Goes to Trial After 12 Years
Watch the Mann-Steyn Trial Live

Manmade Global Warming — Some Other Deceptions:
*** Glen Back: government SCAM would be the ‘Destruction of rural America’
*** The Folly of Net Zero
Misrepresentation and Scaremongering is Not the Way to Challenge Facts
Sorry Biden, CO2 Is Not Pollution. It’s The Currency Of Life
The Not-So-Scary Truth About Climate Change
To fight climate change, Oregon State University researchers push novel plan: Educate more girls, eat less meat

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** John Kerry to resign as Biden climate czar
*** What is Climate? (Dr. Lindzen)
*** Status Report From Another Would Be “Climate Leader”: The UK
‘Global Warming Would Save Lives’ Gregory Wrightstone
The Ugly Truth Is Out: Climate Scientists Want Power
As climate lawsuits wind through the courts, concerns arise over the impartiality of the judges
Third of UK teenagers believe climate change exaggerated, report shows
Arctic Sea Ice Soars to Highest Level in 21 Years
Fighting for Truth in Climate Science Is Important

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