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Energy and Environmental Review: November 20, 2023

By -- November 20, 2023

Ed. Note: This post excerpts energy and climate material from the Media Balance Newsletter, a free fortnightly 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:
*** Energy Subsidies
*** Wind and Solar Subsidies in Perspective
*** Collapse of projects shows again that wind power is not affordable
New York’s Ten Point Plan Contract Renegotiation
Dutch energy prices double amid green transition

Unreliables: Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** Wind Turbines and Health: The Studies
*** What You Need to Know: Rural Stray Voltage, EMF, 5G, Solar and Wind Farms

Unreliables (General):
*** A Precipitous Dash to a Power Grid Reliability Crisis
*** Mark Mills video: Green energy – folly or the future?
*** Government has surrendered to green lobbyists
*** A Reckoning Is Coming for the Failing Energy Transition
The first great green scandals are just the tip of the iceberg
PJM fiddles while grid sickens

Wind Energy — Offshore:
|NAS Study Heightens Concern Over Offshore Wind and Whales
Siemens Gamesa scraps plans to build blades for VA offshore wind turbines

Wind & Solar Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
Wind and solar experience growing pains
Tally Of Wind/Solar Rejections Hits 601
Solar Energy Investment Returns are a Bust

Nuclear Energy:
*** Why are nuclear plants expensive? Safety’s only part of the story
*** Restart German Nuclear
*** Sweden plans new nuclear reactors by 2035, and ten by 2045

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Experts raise alarm after Biden strikes agreement with China to shut down fossil fuels
*** Biden’s latest plan to wipe out fossil fuels should raise alarms with every American
*** Biden invokes wartime powers to fund electric heaters as he cracks down on gas appliances
*** Texas voters overwhelmingly approve measure greenlighting more fossil fuel development
China Will Subsidize Coal Expansion

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
Nothing Good Comes from Biden’s EV Ploy, Only Bad Karma
Waste of the Day: U.S. Will Give $12 Billion to Auto Makers to Retrofit Plants for EVs
Are EVs a Doomed Technology?
The True Cost of EVs Is More Than The Sticker Price

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** The 7 most important truths about our energy future
Pragmatic Politics for Energy Abundance and Affordability

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Do We Really Know That Human Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cause Significant Climate Change?
This Summer Was Not Even in America’s Top 10 Hottest, Say Scientists
How insurers are using climate change as an excuse to TRIPLE the cost of home coverage

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** Wyoming Gov Gordon Accepts Challenge from Lawmaker for Climate Debate
*** As the Transition to Green Energy Crumbles, Funding for the Climate Scare Soars
*** Henry’s Law
Historical US Tornado Data

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