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Energy & Environmental Review: April 1, 2024

By -- April 1, 2024

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:
*** Bloomberg: Wind and solar will need subsidies indefinitely
US revises tax credit rule to help offshore wind projects

Unreliables (General):
*** “I Was Wrong About Renewables,” Says Former Green Energy Executive
*** Renewables will destroy America’s lifestyle back to the pre-1800’s – this is the Biden energy plan
*** The Coming Electricity Crisis
It’s Hailing on the Climate Crisis Green Energy Parade
Polish Farmers Stage 600 Protests in a Day Against EU Crippling Green Policies

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Conservative groups sue to stop Dominion VA offshore wind project
     Wind Project Sued Over Claimed Threat to Whales
*** Dominion Energy’s absurd reply to CFACT’s whale protection lawsuit

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Doctor: Infrasound From Wind Turbines Could Be ‘A Huge Threat to the Entire Biodiversity’
Can Wind Turbines Cause Developmental Deformities in Horses?
Massive New Aircraft Designed to Carry Wind Turbine Blades

Solar Energy:
*** Solar Capacity Factor
Save NC’s endangered farmland from overbuilding solar facilities
Hail storm in Texas (3-24-24) destroys thousands of acres of solar projects

Nuclear Energy:
*** Energy Department loans $1.5B to restart Michigan nuclear plant
*** Reactor Costs and Decarbonization Effort
Constellation issues first US nuclear green bond

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** EPA’s latest unlawful assault on vehicle affordability and choice
*** “The Tyranny of Oil” Revisited
*** Three Cheers for Oil
New York State Proposes ‘Rapid Act’ and Other Bill to Aid in Transition to Renewable Energy and Away From Natural Gas

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Carney on ‘Kudlow’: Electric Vehicles Are Pushing Up Auto Insurance Prices
*** Report: Impacts of the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on the Electric Grid and Fleets
*** GM Doesn’t Tell the Truth About Electric Vehicles
*** Nine states plan to ban gas-powered car sales by 2035
Is the Bell Tolling for EV Mania?
Car Mogul: ‘Manic Move To Electric Vehicles” Will Destroy the Auto Industry

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Dig deep: US bets on geothermal to become renewable powerhouse
*** The heat pump fantasy is dead – only our blinkered elites haven’t noticed
*** The House passes anti-carbon tax resolution: CEI analysis
*** California’s Electricity Disaster In Seven Charts
Energy consultant Ronald Stein shares his insights
How to solve America’s critical minerals problem

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Germany’s Murder of Europe
*** The Next Big Climate Scare:  Counting Climate Change Deaths
*** Green Tyranny: Not Misguided, but Evil
Anomaly vs. Temperature
The Greatest Scientific Fraud Of All Time — Part XXXII (Sea Level Rise Edition)
Report: Weather Extremes in Historical Context
New Report Explodes Myth That ‘Extreme Weather’ is Getting Worse
Disasters Cost More Than Ever—but Not Because of Climate Change

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous News:
***  2 minute video: The CO2 Famine
*** ‘Follow the Science’ Leads to Ruin
*** Report: The State of the Climate (2023)
*** Climate The Movie: The Cold Truth|Scottish govt ‘actively considering’ using legislation to water down climate targets
It’s worrying – Gavin Schmidt
Short video: CO2 — Climate Killer or Essence of Life?

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