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Energy and Environmental Review: August 15, 2022

By -- August 15, 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:
*** The next alarmist goal: Stifling debate on costs of green energy
*** Wrecking a Nation One Electricity Bill at a Time
Hawaii Electricity Prices To Skyrocket As Final Shipment Of Coal Arrives

Renewable Energy: Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** ISO New England: Reserve margin may need to rise to 300% by 2040 as more renewables added to grid
Grid-Scale Battery Systems in New England to Counteract Shortfall of One-Day Wind/Solar Lull

Renewables (General):
*** Chasing Utopian Energy: How I Wasted 20 Years of My Life
Carbon Capture Pipelines = Environmental Idiocracy!
Renewable Energy Is the Corporatist Rat Hole Where Your Taxes Go!

Wind Energy — Offshore:
California sets the largest offshore wind goal of any state in the US
Town to Receive $16 Million for Potential Impacts of Offshore Wind Project
Threat to endangered whales gets LOUDER
In 6-1 decision, Ohio Supreme Court approves Icebreaker wind project in Lake Erie

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Why wind turbines are not as green as you think
*** Wind Turbine Accidents (three pages, just in 2022!)
Wind Needs More Than the Inflation Reduction Act
Ex-Cabinet minister says Britain should end focus on ‘medieval’ wind power

Solar Energy:
*** Subsidies, Subsidies and More Subsidies for Solar Scams
*** The Numbers Don’t Add Up for NYS 500MW Solar Project
NYS Denies Upstate NY Solar Project
Archive: The Energy Return of Solar PV – a response from Ferroni & Hopkirk

Nuclear Energy:
*** NYT: How Renewable Energy is Blowing Climate Change Efforts Off Course
X-energy, DOW to collaborate on SMR deployment

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Energy: Is reality starting to dawn?
Germany Hits Wall of Reality, Reconnects First Coal Power Plant to Energy Grid
Manchin secures $6.6B W.Va. natural gas pipeline in side deal with Schumer

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Electric Vehicles: Not a Deal for You or the Environment
No electric vehicles on the market today qualify for the new EV tax credit
The EV transition in the eyes of the Beholden Part 3
Electric Vehicles in a Hurricane?
EV Drivers: Why You Might Not Be Pumped Over Privacy-Jolting Mileage Taxes
Park These EVs Outside, Don’t Drive or Charge Them as They Could Catch Fire

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** When will the green madness end?
Europe’s energy crisis: Controversy as Spain bans air conditioning from dropping below 27°C/81°F
Energy Leaders: Congressional Bill will do more harm than good
Methane Emissions Create Yet Another Green Grifting Opportunity
Bill to Speed Energy Infrastructure Faces Resistance

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** The Big Green Lie Almost Everyone Claims to Believe
*** Scientific Misconduct: Fish and Foul
*** Report: A Short History of Climate Alarm!
*** Lists of Failed Climate Predictions
*** NOAA is Cooking the Books on Climate Temp
Mainstream media must be held accountable for its promotion of lunatic climate alarmists
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Defies Climate Doomsayers with Record Coral Comeback
The climate change conspiracy theory is still nonsense
NPR’s climate hustle
A Clear Case of Hot, Hotter … Hoodwinked

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** Net Zero Is Not Just For Carbon Emissions — Now It’s Nitrogen
Highest coral cover in central, northern Great Barrier Reef in 36 years
China’s Climate Cutoff Over Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit is Convenient Given its Coal Surge
Happer & Lindzen: Science Demonstrates there is no Climate-related Financial Risk Caused by Fossil Fuels or CO2
LinkedIn Silences Climate Skeptics While Biden Pushes Expensive Green Schemes
Google pulls ads on meteorologist tracking climate for ‘unreliable and harmful claims’

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