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Energy and Environmental Review: May 23, 2022

By -- May 23, 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:
*** ‘Green’ Energy Doesn’t Save Money, It’s 4 to 6 Times MORE Expensive
*** Total Failure: Britain’s Grand ‘Cheap’ Wind Power Plan Faces Total Collapse
*** RECs: The Hidden Costs of Renewables
Wind turbine makers selling at a loss and in a ‘self-destructive loop’, bosses admit
Ontario’s Industrial Wind Turbines dig Deep into Ratepayer’s & Taxpayer’s Pockets
NY Electricity prices to rise 12 percent this summer, say analysts

Renewable Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** Plagued by wind turbine noise in Massachusetts
*** Unintended consequence: Turbines are impacting the health of nearby residents
*** Biologist’s presentation shows deadly impact of wind power on eagles

Renewables (General):
*** China and Russia rejoice at America’s quest to go green
*** Real Threats to Biodiversity and Humanity
Despicable for Biden to put green agenda ahead of American families’ economies
Renewable Energy, Open Space, and Agriculture – New York Can’t Have it All

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** US Offshore Wind Jobs are Highly Exaggerated
Long Island (NY) Residents Sue to Stop Offshore Wind Cable
Danish Wind Giant Tries Solution for Cable Problem Affecting Offshore Turbines
Residents Protest Lake Erie Wind Energy Project

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Hundreds show up in opposition of proposed Nebraska wind project
*** Wind project opponents celebrate Ohio commissioners’ vote
Kansas Commissioners take steps to protect county as wind energy topic heats up
Middleburgh NY Residents Against Industrial Wind Turbines
Shasta County CA close to a complete ban on all large wind energy projects

Nuclear Energy:
*** I’m committed to the effort to keep California’s Nuclear facility open. Here’s why
*** Small Modular Reactors advance in the nuclear world
Climate scientist to NY State: Where’s the nuclear power?
Joy for environmentalists as California blocks bid for $1.4bn desalination plant
Nuke collusion with global warmists ill serves the public

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Republican Senators Plot Their Own Destruction and Ours
*** Decarbonisation: A doubter’s guide for conservative investors
*** European hypocrites return to fossil fuels
*** The Modern World Can’t Exist Without These Four Ingredients — and They All Require Fossil Fuels
America’s diesel supply on verge of catastrophic collapse
Net Zero? India Plans to DOUBLE Coal Use by 2040
Angolan leader urges Africa to avoid hasty end to fossil fuels
More Oil From U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve Heads To Europe
Air Source Heat Pumps do Not Economically Displace Fossil Fuels in Cold Climates
The ESG Community Lacks an Understanding of What Crude Oil is Used For
Green War! Mike Bloomberg Announces $242 Million Bid to Shut Down Coal
Can New York City Do Without the Greenpoint Gas Project?
Europe looking to get a million tonnes of coal annually from Botswana

Energy — Electric Vehicles:
*** CO2 Added to the Environment – Electric Car Versus Gasoline Car
*** Study: Surprising Way ‘Green’ Cars Pollute More Than Gas-Powered Engines
Allianz Insurance Suffers a Catastrophic Loss Probably Caused by Electric Vehicles!
Ford Reports Devastating Losses Thanks to Electric Vehicle Gamble

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Half of America Faces Power Blackouts This Summer, Regulator Warns
Electricity Shortage Warnings Grow Across U.S.
US Dept. of Energy Is Wasting $2.5 Billion On Carbon Capture
Geothermal drilling successes offer potential gain for petroleum industry
Can California Really Achieve 85% Carbon-Free Electricity By 2030?
New York Leads America off a Renewable-Energy Cliff

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Why IPCC Climate Forecasts Are So Dodgy
*** Climate Catastrophists Need to Chill
*** The Big Lie That ‘Climate Change’ Caused Today’s Runaway Inflation
Stop Using ‘Too Hot’ Climate Models, Says Nature Commentary
Study: Cleaner air leads to more Atlantic hurricanes
Global Warming Was Going to Destroy Skiing, Then the Snow Fell
New York’s climate plan will cost hundreds of billions —and Albany is trying to hide it

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
A “Weakening Warming Trend Of The Last 40 Years Is Apparent”: German Expert
Smil Smiles As He Destroys Stupid Climate Politics!
Meet FERC: One of the Biggest Climate Players You’ve (Probably) Never Heard of
Correcting Misinformation on Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide; Pinatubo Study Phase 1 Report
HSBC Global AM Head Slams “Nut Job” Climate-Alarmists

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