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Energy and Environmental Review: July 18, 2022

By -- July 18, 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.

Renewables (General):
*** Paved with good Intentions
*** Energy Crises In Germany and Texas Are Exposing The Folly of Renewable Energy
*** Mining Industry Warns Energy Transition Isn’t Sustainable
*** Germany went all in on green energy. Now its economy is on brink of collapse
Wind and Solar Cannot Solve High Power Prices, and Inflation
Wind, Solar And Pipelines All Fail Germany

Wind Energy:
*** Texas Wind Power Failing When State Needs It Most
*** Texas wind power is failing amid a scorching US heat wave
*** New York must balance climate mandates with declining reserve margins to ensure reliability: ISO
*** Kansas State Senator’s Testimony about industrial wind energy
Opponents question science, motivations of putting wind turbines in Lake Erie
Offshore Wind Turbine Threat to Whales is Next Big Argument
GE Shelves Wind Turbine Blade Plant as Renewable Energy Has Been a Tough Go

Solar Energy:
*** Unprecedented IEA report: There’s a huge problem for the clean energy shift and it comes from China
*** LA Times report warns about ‘environmental danger’ in solar transition
It’s Not Working

Nuclear Energy:
*** Nuclear Power Gets New Push in U.S., Winning Converts
*** Environmentalists Stunned by EU’s Parliament’s Decision That Nuclear and Gas Power are Now ‘Green Energy’
*** No power technology can do the job of nuclear energy today Duke Energy CEO
Soaring demand for electricity and coal shows why we need nuclear energy
Greenpeace co-founder, ex-director calls nuclear safest energy
Nuclear Power Could Heat Your Home

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Mike Rowe’s superior response regarding climate catastrophe
*** Natural gas now rivals oil as the fuel that shapes geopolitics
The unravelling of Germany’s green agenda
Europe at risk of civil unrest unless it returns to fossil fuels
France restarts coal plant mothballed in February
A role for Coal? Low-cost, negative emissions Blue Hydrogen from “MAWGS” Coal/Biomass co-gasification
Canada Sends Gas Pipeline Repair To Germany
Biden reportedly sold nearly 1M barrels of US oil RESERVES to Chinese oil company with ties to Hunter

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Electric Vehicles Are a Tool of Tyranny
*** Studies Show The Electric Vehicles Democrats Insist You Buy Are Worse For The Environment And Lower Quality
*** EVs are Not the Future
The EV transition in the eyes of the Beholden Part 1
EVs Are Now Targeted for Overloading the Electric Grids During an Energy Crisis

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** China, Russia, Biggest Winners in Biden’s War on Energy — While Greenhouse Gases Rise
*** Study: Europe’s Green Experiment is a Costly Climate Policy Failure
*** The Global Search for Energy Security
*** Federalism Is The Key To Demonstrating The Disaster Of Green Central Planning
*** GOP Gambit Could Help U.S. Energy Producers Build Back Better
Deep Geothermal — can it make coal, gas, nuclear redundant?
The End of Private Car Ownership
World Energy Mix Data
Wholesale prices shoot up near-record 11.3% in June on surge in energy costs

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** The theory of anthropogenic climate change has no reliable scientific basis
*** Climate Change: a religion built on blind faith
*** The Anthropogenic Global Warming Hypothesis and the Causality Principle
*** Short video: Putting the Heat on Climate Dogmatism
*** NASA admits climate change occurs because of changes in Earth’s solar orbit, not because of SUVs and fossil fuels
*** Nature doesn’t give us a clean environment
*** Study: Surface Solar Radiation Dataset Appears to Expose a Major Manipulation of Global Temperature Records
The Nonexistent Nitrogen “Crisis” In The Netherlands

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** Manchin says he won’t support climate, tax provisions in proposed Democratic bill
*** Is a Carbon Tax the Only Way to Stop the Climate Activists?
*** EPA now stuck between a rock and a hard place on CO2
*** LinkedIn Bans Scientist for Presenting Inconvenient Truths About CO2
State judge blocks Pennsylvania RGGI plan
Russia Gives Climate Obsessed Europe the Heisman!
Report: Counting Carbon Molecules
All-time Cold Records Fall in Australia; Solar Activity Controls the Climate
Spokesperson Explains How Climate Change Goals Will Reduce Farm Production
The Global Warming Golden Goose
Huge number of new signatories of World Climate Declaration (CLINTEL)

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