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Energy and Environmental Review: February 13, 2023

By -- February 13, 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.

Renewables (General):
*** The Final Nail in The Coffin Of “Renewable” Energy
*** Murphy’s Law of Alternative Energy
*** BP to cut back on green shift amid booming demand for fossil fuels
*** We Demand a Demonstration Project of a Mainly Renewables-Based Electrical Grid
Replacing Cheap, Reliable Power With Unreliable Energy Is Actually Hard
The Human Price of Cobalt

Wind Energy – Offshore:
*** Why Environmentalists May Make This Whale Species Extinct
*** Study: The Interaction Between Resource Species and Electromagnetic Fields Associated with Electricity Production by Offshore Wind Turbines
Feds push ignorance defense for whale killing by offshore wind development
Are NOAA Scientists Being Silenced?
Momentum Grows To Save The North Atlantic Right Whale
Whales and Turbines Don’t Mix!
Wind energy gets scrutiny following whale deaths
Wind Turbines Wrong for Right Whales
SouthCoast Wind Gets Tepid Reception on Nantucket
FERC’s role in the offshore wind stampede

Wind Energy – Other:
*** Dozens of giant turbines powered by diesel generators
*** Wind Turbines out Northwest
*** Wind turbine developers suffer huge losses, want to abandon major project
Strong opposition for huge Washington wind project
Wyoming Wind Projects Pose “Profoundly Dangerous” Threat To Golden Eagles
Critics say wind project adds to ‘industrialization’ of rural Wyoming
Peak Stupidity is Blowing in the Wind
NY Towns poll their citizens about turbines — and respect their wishes!

Solar Energy:
No Solar For Scranton Joe

Nuclear Energy:
*** First Small Modular Reactor Gets Certification From Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The Energy Gang Podcast: The Renaissance of Nuclear Power
Can new cheap, frequent “laser” monitoring of critical components extend Nuclear plant lifetimes by decades?
French ministerial council prepares for nuclear revival

Fossil Fuel Energy — Gas Stoves:
*** Gas Stoves Back Under Scrutiny with New US Limits Proposed
*** Those Attacks on Gas Stoves Aren’t Really about Health
Gas Stove Bans: Everything You Need to Know To Fight Back!
All Fired Up Over Gas Stoves in NYS
NY’s Climate Act and Gas Stove Bans
Peter Thiel, Palmer Luckey, and Alex Epstein discuss Fossil Future

Fossil Fuel Energy — Other:
*** Energy CEO Fights Climate Science – and LinkedIn, North Face, too
Everything that needs electricity is made with oil

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Mass Hysteria Driving the EV Phenomenon
*** Outlawing Diesel Trucks Makes No ‘Green’ Sense
EV sales plummet over 80% in Germany, following subsidy cut
Are Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Really Worth Taxpayer Money?

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** What We Get Wrong About Energy Poverty
*** 2035: The end of civilization — where is energy policy taking us
*** Archive Study: A Scientific Study of our Energy Options
Archive: LCOE and its Limitations
What’s Keeping the Heat On in NYS?
Hydrogen, a century-old idea and still windy
Out Of Transmission
New York ISO warns NextEra, others against lobbying over transmission

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Let’s Face It: Net Zero Is Dead In The Water
*** Testimonial: No Climate Emergency
*** 1.5º of climate change is not a scientific limit but a moral one (!)
*** Tucker Carlson Utterly Unravels the Climate Change “Religion”
Biden’s Latest Lunacy: Climate Change A Bigger Threat Than Nuclear War
Hot Air: No Global Warming for Eight Years
Sea Level is Stable Around the World — the Good News the Media Won’t Tell Us
Scientists Struggle to Understand Why Antarctica Hasn’t Warmed for Over 70 Years Despite Rise in CO2
A new Study critical of climate computer models

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous News:
*** Al Gore and the End of Climate Policy
*** It’s Official: No Global Warming For Eight Years
*** The Clown Car of Climate Deists
*** Sea level is stable around the world
CO2 Benefits: A Summary
Climate Change Extremes
Video: Dr Jordan Peterson and Dr. Judith Curry
Ten Reasons NY’s CLCPA May Cost More than It’s Worth
Peer-review Study: Modulation of Ice Ages via Dust and Albedo
Biden’s Climate Agenda Will Damage Two-Thirds of US Retirement Accounts
Biden admin cracks down on washers, fridges in latest climate action: ‘Overregulation on steroids’

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