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Energy and Environmental Review: October 9, 2023

By -- October 9, 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:
*** Report: Six Ways Renewables Increase Electricity Bills
Solar Is Getting 302 Times More In Federal Subsidies Than Nuclear

Unreliables (General):
*** The Energy Transition is Social Vandalism
*** The electric grid needs good failure mode analysis
Kansas Republican Party Resolves to Protect Kansans from Unreliable and Foreign-Sourced ‘Renewable’ Wind and Solar Energy

Wind Energy — Offshore:
Environmentalists Seek to Save the Whales from Offshore Wind Energy
Desperate governors beg for offshore wind cost relief
Four NY offshore projects ask for almost 50% price rise

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Wind Blows
*** Windbaggery: The wind energy sector’s days are numbered
Too cute by half
Turbine graveyards’ sprawled across Texas

Nuclear Energy:
Russia and China Dominating the Race for Nuclear Electricity Generation
Are Small Nuclear Reactors The Answer To Big-Tech’s Energy Crisis?
Rolls-Royce among six firms shortlisted for British small nuclear plants
After closing its nuclear plants, Germany turns to coal to survive the winter

Fossil Fuel Energy:
Unintended Consequences: The California Electric Truck Mandate
Biden’s war on energy continues with unprecedented restrictions on offshore oil and gas lease sales
How today’s global anti-fossil-fuel agenda is crippling American small businesses
Bryan Caplan teaches Fossil Future
Report: European Fossil Fuels: Resources and Proven Reserves

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
AAF Applauds Ford for Pausing EV Battery Production
Fossil Fuels are Needed to Create and Charge EV Batteries—Who Knew?
Switzerland to BAN Electric Cars to Reduce Energy Consumption
Government Admits: No Net Benefit To EV Mandates
Town Falls Back on Diesel Fleet After None of Its Electric Buses Work
10 Reasons Not To Own An EV

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Soviet-era tech could change the geothermal industry
Public Need to be Able to Scrutinize the True Costs on Net-Zero Energy Policy
Could big U.S. subsidies for Hydrogen create perverse incentives, raise emissions?
The dangerous delusion of a global transition to “just electricity”

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Climate scientist: I designed my research to sound catastrophic
CO2 and Sea Level DO NOT Correlate
Climate extremists are afraid to debate. Maybe they should be
Scientific American Wants To “jeopardize rain and crops”
Macron rules out ban on gas boilers and attacks ‘climate alarmism’
Climate extremists are afraid to debate. Maybe they should be

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** The Speech that Everyone is Talking About
*** Rishi Sunak speaks sense on Net Zero
*** Truth and Science: A Nobel Laureate’s Advice to Students
*** The FULL Judith Curry Interview: Climate Scientist Says World Won’t End
*** Dr William Happer’s excellent Australian talk
The Jupiter Effect: Climate Change Policy From On High
Turning Up The Heat Index
Canada will soon be Alone and Ignored in its Climate Obsession
Climate Change Lies
What Oregon Teaches Us About The “Climate Crisis”
Biden’s Net-Zero Policies Will Invite Actual Environmental Crises

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