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Energy and Environmental Review: December 4, 2023

By -- December 4, 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:
*** Study: Green Energy and Economic Fabulism
*** Study: Residents in Blue States Pay Much More for Electricity than in Red States
Michigan Energy Plan: At Least $200 Billion For Wind, Solar and Corporate Profits With No Effect On Global Climate
The US should take warning from the huge costs of British floating wind power

Unreliables: Energy, Health, and Ecosystem Consequences:
World Leaders Ignore Growing Safety Issues with Green Energy

Unreliables (General):
*** The Green Energy Wall gradually coming into focus
*** New York energy transition faces reliability challenges, grid operator says
The Biden Energy Slush Fund
Demonstration Challenge

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** What Happened to the Great Lakes Offshore Wind Boom?
*** Offshore Wind cannot be justified
NAS study raises concern over offshore wind harming endangered whales
One of RI’s Top Environmentalists Is Suing to Block Offshore Wind Project
Study: Offshore Wind Areas a Biologically Important Habitat for Whales and Dolphins
Another wind-energy project in jeopardy after Virginia Beach signals they won’t let cables come ashore
Documents show Biden admin waived taxpayer safeguards for offshore wind project

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Report: Bisphenol A Pollution from Wind Turbines (the most toxic substance we know)

Solar Energy:
Biden Admin Gave $3 Billion Loan to Solar Company Accused of Scamming Elderly

Nuclear Energy:
While America pursues renewables, worldwide expansion is underway for nuclear generated electricity

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Grid operator sounds alarm as coal plant shutdown threatens power for millions
*** How Is the Campaign to Replace ‘Fossil Fuels’ Going?
Argentina to focus on infrastructure to ramp up oil, gas output
New Jersey to ban sales of gas-powered cars by 2035, despite industry objections
Bone Chilling
Hydrogen Bomb

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** How electric vehicles harm the environment that they’re supposed to save
*** Study: Electric Vehicle ownership equates to paying $17 a gallon for gasoline
*** Auto Dealers Call on Biden to Hit Brakes on Unrealistic, Unachievable Electric Vehicles Mandate
*** Dem governor withdraws EV mandate in stunning blow to environmentalists
*** Consumer Reports: EVs are way more unreliable than gas-powered cars
California Aims to Force Adoption of Electric Trucks, But 19 States Sue to Block

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Household electricity prices worldwide in March 2023, by select country
*** Alberta Invokes Sovereignty Act
*** Gavin Newsom’s 10 favorite myths about energy and climate, refuted
Biden admin quietly developing settlement with groups seeking to tear down four Hydroelectric dams (all
O2 free sources) in Washington
New York State’s Energy Transition

Manmade Global Warming — UN COP 28:
*** COP 28 president: there is no science behind demands to phase-out fossil fuels
*** Shocking extreme demands as climate campaigners descend on Dubai
*** COP Out
*** COP28 should be the last COP
*** UN COP 28 is not a democracy
Jet-Set Hypocrites Want to Keep Billions in Poverty Around the World
Get ready for another pointless UN climate conference

Manmade Global Warming — Some Other Deceptions:
*** Alarms about climate are delusions
*** German High Court Forces Govt To Tell Voters True Costs Of Net Zero
*** Climatism Has Gone From Virtue-Signaling To Vice-Signaling
*** Bjorn Lomborg: ‘Net Zero’ fails the cost-benefit test
Nic Lewis debunks James Hansen’s overheated claims
Burn Acreage Fraud In The 2023 National Climate Assessment
Everything you hate about climate change virtue signaling in the most absurd story you’ll read this year

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** The Earth is Warming but is CO2 the Cause?
*** Short video: What A Wonderful World
UCLA Law School Unethically Promotes an Anti-Science Climate Emergency
Wyoming Gov Was Standing Tall in the Saddle Until He Backed Down
Denmark: A historical victory, also for climate realism
Study: Terrestrial Temperature, Sea Levels and Ice Area Links with Solar Activity and Solar Orbital Motion
As I See It: Climate change revisited
The Church of the Climate Change Cult is losing some of its FlockPoll: More Americans say scientists don’t understand climate change, are suspicious of eco-zealots and are tired of debating global warming

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