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Energy and Environmental Review: March 14, 2022

By -- March 14, 2022

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

Greed Energy Economics:
*** Why “cheap” solar increases the price of power
Battery System Capital Costs, Losses and Aging

Wind Energy:
*** The shell game methodology behind America’s reported wind energy production
*** Changes to the regulation of wind turbine noise (Australia)
Do wind turbines change the weather? (See also here.)
Satellite outage knocks out thousands of wind turbines
Dominion’s deception hits new high with offshore wind

Solar Energy:
Brussels, we have a land problem
One of this year’s biggest Virginia solar bills is all about forests and farms
Duke’s proposed Net Metering 2.0 rule change in North Carolina meets opposition

Nuclear Energy:
*** Nuclear, coal, gas: ‘no taboos’ in Germany’s energy about-face
America’s Energy Future: Oil, Natural Gas and Nuclear
Belgian Greens make U-turn to consider nuclear plants extension

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Climate Act War on Fossil Fuels Based on Enviro Fairy Tales
*** Recent USGS oil and gas estimate for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations in the Williston Basin of Montana and North Dakota
*** Peer-Reviewed Study: ‘Climate Impacts’ of Fossil Fuels in Today’s Energy Systems
Fossil Fuels Should Evoke Pride, Not Pandering, From Supporters
Biden Continues To Flip-Flop On Crude Oil Policies – OpEd
US Oil and Petroleum Imports from Russia Explained
Why Is New England Paying The Equivalent Of $180 Oil For Natural Gas?
Boris Johnson’s ‘climate change pass” for natural gas welcomed
German operators prepare for extending runtime of decommissioned coal plants
Biden’s ‘We Are Going to Get Rid of Fossil Fuels’ is a Primary Cause For Shortages and Inflation

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** 33 controversial conclusions about energy, environmental, and climate issues
*** Biden’s new deal with Iran is more dangerous than the original
*** A Serious Proposal on US Energy
Why Rust Batteries May Be the Future of Energy – Iron Air Battery Technology
Green Is Dead: EU Energy Roadmap Has Shifted From Decarbonization To Energy Security
America’s Deteriorating Energy Grid Will Be Major Driver In Great Reset
High Energy Prices Are the Fruits of A Biden Sellout

Manmade Global Warming — The IPCC’s Latest:
*** A Stunning Lack of Evidence for Shocking Claims
*** The IPCC goes all in with implausible scenarios and political exhortation
*** There is no Climate Crisis
Global Warming And Pandemic: Two Scams Seen Merging To Try To Scare Us To Death
U.N.’s New Climate Change Report Underwhelms
Ian Plimer details the latest IPCC climate change data
Climate Risk, Climate Policy, and the Ukraine Crisis

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** The astronomical costs of pursuing a Net Zero utopia
*** The end days of climate hysteria
Carbon Dioxide Is Life, Not A Pollutant
Union of Concerned Scientists: Hub of Rational Inquiry or Political Activism?
Russia Funneled Cash to Anti-Fossil Fuel Climate Extremists: 2018 Report
Short video: CO2 And Tornadoes

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** The Supreme Court Should Rein in the EPA
*** Putin blows up NetZero and the green reset
*** The Strategic Threat from Net-zero Emissions
Major Update: Sample Books on Climate Change
New Book: The Great Climate Change Debate
Climate Cleanup at the Supreme Court
Big Troubles at 350.org
New Comic Book for Children about CO2 (written by realists)
Study: Infrared Forcing by Greenhouse Gases
Free online book: The Rational Climate e-Book

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