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Energy and Environmental Review: April 25, 2022

By -- April 25, 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:
*** It’s time for transparency of the embedded costs of going “green”
*** The Coming Green-Energy Inflation
*** EPA used COVID-19 relief funds for grants promoting green infrastructure
Renewable energy prices soar as Ukraine war is the ‘last straw’ for the sector
North American renewable energy prices skyrocket nearly 30% in one year, threatening corporate and federal net zero ambitions
Report: The Cost of Green Levies

Renewable Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
We Are Massacring Birds to Slow Climate Change. It’s Got to Stop
Green Energy’s Hidden Eagle Slaughter
Spain’s Wind Industry Slaughters Thousands of Endangered Birds With Impunity
Blood on the blades! Are thousands of dead bald eagles too high a price to pay for ‘clean’ energy!

Wind Energy — Offshore:
Virginia SCC staff questions Dominion Energy’s offshore wind cost assumptions
Research paper on offshore wind costs gets an ‘F’
Hamptons Opponents Hound Offshore Wind-Power Project

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Addressing the high real cost of renewable generation
*** African Leaders Say No to Renewables
Green Dreams Kill People
Wind & Solar ‘Transition’ Means End of Reliable & Affordable Power
Renewables: the pandemic of wishful thinking
Forcing Wind and Solar on Developing Nations Hurts the Poor

Solar Energy:
***Virginia sets stricter runoff rules for solar facilities
*** SEIA reports ‘rapid degeneration’ of solar sector following federal anti-dumping investigation
As sticker shock for solar power looms, Maine lawmakers consider options
Is Virginia at a solar crossroads?

Nuclear Energy:
*** Bipartisan legislation to restore the U.S. as nuclear energy leader and partner
*** Coalition of Climate Hawks and Union Leaders Call for Nuclear Power in NY
*** Report: Reassessing Radiation Safety
Who is Afraid of Nuclear Waste?
Saving billions & protecting NY’s environment: Nuclear energy is the key
James Hansen: Nuclear power must be part of New York’s energy solution
Finland is on the Brink of a Nuclear Power ‘Game Changer’

Hydrogen Energy:
*** Report: Atmospheric implications of increased Hydrogen use
*** The great hydrogen swindle – ‘green’ gas is not what it seems
Do not become dependent on “green” Russia’s future LNG and Hydrogen exports
Green Hydrogen is a Dumb Idea if there Ever Was One!

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** America’s Natural Gas Juggernaut
*** How I stopped The Washington Post from canceling me and my book, Fossil Future
Fossil Fuel divestment is premature
NY Natural Gas Hookup Ban Will Harm Lower Income Homeowners

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** American energy policy digging economic grave for folks
*** Climate, Energy and Survival
*** Experts question ‘green’ claims for electric vehicles
More energy insanity from Democrats
Southeast Europe turns to coal as energy crisis trumps climate commitments

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Report: Reject AR6
*** Earth day is a good time to remember what the predictions were 52 years ago
Short video: The Truth About the Little Ice Age
Explaining Mauna Loa CO2 Increases with Anthropogenic and Natural Influences
Study: Forest biophysical impacts far outweigh CO2 effects
Claim: Great Barrier Reef Devastated by Manmade Warming

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous News:
Climate at a Glance for Teachers and Students: Facts on 30 Prominent Climate Topics
Time for a Sensible Sense of Congress Resolution on the Paris Agreement
Biden Admin Prioritizes Climate Fantasies While Famine Threatens The World
Study: Impact of Line-width Narrowing on Climate Sensitivity
A short physicist video on AGW misinformation: Polarizing Jabber

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