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Energy and Environmental Review: January 17, 2022

By -- January 17, 2022

Ed. note: This fortnightly Master Resource post excerpts energy and climate material from the Media Balance Newsletter, published every other week by physicist John Droz Jr., founder of the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions. The complete MBN for this post can be found here.

Of special interest in this issue is an article by the always-readable Michael Shellenberger: Why Greta’s Climate Panic Failed: here.

Greed Energy Economics:
*** How green policies are fueling the energy crisis
*** Calculating The Full Costs Of Electrifying Everything Using Only Wind, Solar And Batteries
A wind and solar electric grid? That’s a terrible idea
Families are “rationing fuel or turning off fridge freezers” due to soaring energy prices
Climate “Leadership” Will Cost New Yorkers More than $5,000 Each

Wind Energy:
*** Finally, Bloomberg Admits Renewables Mania Caused Energy Shortages
Huge wind energy project gets harpooned by new federal lawsuit
A Detailed Submission Against a Great Lakes Wind Project
Will Europe Abandon Green Energy?
Wind turbine dismantling method prompts debate among North Dakota regulators
Feds sued over New Jersey offshore wind turbine leases

Solar Energy:
Farming leaders fear solar projects will steal prime farm land
Alberta Solar and Wind Gave Only 2.5% of Capacity When Vital!
California’s Misguided Rooftop Solar Debate
Storm clouds ahead for solar projects
Lawsuit: Biden-Backed Solar Company Lied About Effectiveness of Solar Modules

Nuclear Energy:
*** Why Greta’s Climate Panic Failed
The EU finally admits nuclear and natural gas are part of the energy solution
Three Reasons Nuclear Power Has Returned to the Energy Debate
Nuclear Power Gets a Fresh Look as Nations Chase Climate Goals
Giving nuclear power a second look to fight climate change
Why Nuclear Power Plant Life Extensions & Uprates Matter
Fusion finance: could private capital deliver energy’s holy grail?

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Life Runs On Energy, Connected by Oil and Natural Gas (Energy TV Commercial)
Climate Industrial Complex Left Clueless as Fossil Fuels Proliferate
Biden’s fuel afflictions
Fossil Fuels Aren’t Going Anywhere, So Get Over Your Vapors

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** New York State’s new climate plan is a bunch of electric schlock
Imagine electric vehicles in bad weather
Report: The Net Zero Watch Guide to the Energy Bills Crisis
Ammonia combustion analysis: powertrains, turbines & power generation
Bringing Britain’s woes to America?
Diversity Is What It’s All About When It Comes to Energy Supply
Environmental Justice Is Energy Elitism Wrapped in Condescension

Manmade Global Warming — and Disasters:
*** Global Weather and Climate Disasters 2000 to 2021
Why Disasters Have Declined
Cold still causes far more deaths than heat in India
Geologist: Claims of Accelerating Sea Level Rise And Skyrocketing Rate of Extinctions Are False

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Report: 10-years-to-save-the-climate is based on flawed forecasting and distracts from real solutions
Two minute video: Recent UN Votes about Climate Change
The New Climate of Panic Among the Panic-Mongers
Multi-billionaires and their Mind-blowing Hypocrisy
Video: Ambulance Chasers Arrive In Colorado
Dutch Lawmaker Refutes the Claim that ‘97% of Scientists Agree on Global
Climate authoritarians and the lessons of history

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** Tyranny in the Name of Climate Change
*** 140± Scientific Papers Detail the Minuscule Effect CO2 Has on Earth’s Temperature
New study confirms nature controls atmospheric CO2
Good AGW submission to FERC
Measuring Climate Change
Will the Climate Industry Move the Goalposts Again?

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