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Energy and Environmental Review: August 28, 2023

By -- August 28, 2023

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:
*** Don’t believe the renewables myth: Wind and Solar are not cheap
Chinese manufacturers dominate wind power, taking 60% of global market

Unreliables: Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** Video: Assoc Prof Simon Michaux – The quantity of metals required to manufacture just one generation of renewables
*** Carnage of Child Labor and Ecological Destruction Elsewhere acceptable to Wealthy Countries

Unreliables (General):
*** Residents vs Town Council re Solar and Wind Facilities
*** Green Breakdown—The Coming Renewable Energy Failure
*** The Grid as an Energy Weapon — Massive Lithium Storage Centers Spread
*** The Prophet of Power Density
*** There is no green ‘transition’ to renewable energy. China and India are playing us for fools
Micron vs. New York Energy Policy
Climate Cult Consequences – Part II, Solar and Wind
PA Governor’s Wrong Approach to Grid Reliability
Canada’s Alberta Province Halts Renewable-Energy Projects
Is “Degrowth” Now The New Green Growth?

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** The Biggest Environmental Scandal In The World
New Jersey Democrats Tacking Away from Wind Turbines, so Should Virginia
Save Right Whale Coalition Sickened Over Government Response to Deaths of Whales
Facebook Censors Accurate Information Linking Wind Energy to Whale Deaths
Why This Documentary May Save The Whales
The Biden Administration Can’t Ignore This Whale of a Problem any More

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)

Nuclear Energy:
*** The Anti-Nuclear Industry Is A $2.3B-Per-Year Racket
Book: The Case for Nukes: How We Can Beat Global Warming and Create a Free, Open, and Magnificent Future
Duke Seeks Approval for SMRs at Former NC Coal Facility
Sweden to lift ban on uranium mining, plans to build 10 nuclear power plants

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** The Disastrous Potential of The EPA’s Proposed Rule for Model Year 2027
From Poverty to Moon Landing: How Coal Propelled the Indian Economy
Battery Storage Replacing Natural Gas Plants Will Cost Tens of Billions in Ontario

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Is It Time to Ban Electric Vehicles?
*** Short Video: The EV Market Is On Fire… No Really
Tesla created secret team to suppress thousands of driving range complaints
The truth about EVs and fire risk in our cities | Auto Expert John Cadogan
I Rented a Tesla for a Week and am Totally Sold on Gas-Powered Cars
Giant machine required to make one lithium car battery

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** What Will Happen When the Grid Goes Down
*** Epstein: How I would debate energy and climate if I were running for President
*** A good review of the “Smart Cities” conspiracy
*** Battery System Capital Costs, Operating Costs, Energy Losses and Aging
The Iron Law Of Power Density, Part 2
What Really Happened During the 2003 Blackout?
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology
Duke Energy unveils new energy proposals

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** The Rise and Rhetoric of the Climate Chicken Littles
*** Two Princeton, MIT Scientists Say EPA Climate Regulations Based on a ‘Hoax’
*** How Science is Done These Days
Graphical Misinformation
The Global Warming Scam: Save The Planet?
First Annual NY CLCPA Report Indicates High Costs, Low Benefits
Undeniable Proof that Alarmist Climate Scientist Michael Mann is Misinforming the Public About a Climate Crisis
A whistleblower shares shocking details of corruption of peer review in climate science
Hot Summer Due to Many Factors—Carbon Dioxide Emissions are Not One of Them

Manmade Global Warming — Misc:ellaneous
*** The Daily Chart: Total Climate Craziness
*** Montana Republicans lost Held v Montana
*** China Makes a Mockery of John Kerry
*** Last Year’s Nobel Physics Laureate Signs World Climate Declaration Stating ‘There is No Climate Emergency’
New Scientist: How worried should we be about climate change?
The return of animal sacrifice
Happy End of the World Day, Part One
Growing Warnings: Biden Could Get Scorched by Green Dependency on Red China
Climate Change is Natural: The Proof is in the Hemlock!
Climate Change Misinformation Wins in Montana
Calling Climate Skeptics ‘Climate Deniers’ is an Admission You’ve Lost the Argument

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