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Energy & Environmental Review: April 15, 2024

By -- April 15, 2024

This post excerpts energy and climate material from today’s Media Balance Newsletter, a free fortnightly published by physicist John Droz Jr., founder of the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions.

Greed Energy Economics:
*** The True Cost of Wind and Solar
*** Wind/Solar/Alt-Energy Subsidies To Cost Federal Taxpayers $425 Billion Between Now And 2033 Short PragerU video: Why Are Utilities So Expensive?

Unreliables Energy Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** 350± Studies: Effects of infrasound and low-frequency noise on mammals
Archived Study: Effects of low-frequency noise from wind turbines on heart rate variability in healthy individuals
Study: Impairment of the Endothelium and Disorder of Microcirculation in Humans and Animals Exposed to Infrasound due to Irregular Mechano-Transduction

Unreliables (General):
*** Backlash against wind and solar projects is real, it’s global and it’s growing
*** How Green Energy Makes Us Vulnerable to Cyberattack
Sample Report: CA Wind and Solar Curtailment April 09, 2024
Chart: Which US states generate the most solar and wind energy?

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Time to save the Right Whale from the Green-Left
Whales die while offshore wind developer hides crucial “whale protection” information
Boston Globe’s whale protection contradiction
Florida Working to Ban Offshore Wind

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
The Importance of the NJ Open Public Records Act

Solar Energy:
*** EPA sets new regulations on ‘forever chemicals’ in US drinking water
‘Free Solar Panels’ Aren’t Really Free

Nuclear Energy:
*** Small nuclear reactors may be coming to Texas
*** A letter to Bill McKibben: Do the math on Nuclear
New Jersey’s 3 nuclear power plants seek to extend licenses for another 20 years
House approves bipartisan bill aimed at bolstering nuclear energy
X-energy opens first training centre for SMR operators
Microreactor Designs Fit for a Green Future

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Study grades natural gas as best source for reliability, affordability and environmental impact
These 11 Charts Show Why The U.S. Is A Natural Gas Superpower

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** How Green Energy, EVs Actually Endanger America
*** Visualized: How Much Do EV Batteries Cost?
Ford postpones rollout of some new EVs as demand wanes
EV’s Amount to a Gov’t Wealth Transfer You Pay For

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Epstein: What should the government do about carbon capture?
*** A CNN reporter interviews Alex Epstein about his “political” work
Biden’s Letter To Dr. Swier On Energy Contains 10 Lies and 3 Truths
The Energy Efficiency Paradox: $20 Bills Lying All Over The Sidewalk
Grading the GRID

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Watchdog accuses Biden administration of inflating climate disaster numbers
*** Enormous Pile of Evidence that Global Warming is a Monstrous Hoax
*** Spencer vs. Schmidt: Spencer’s Response to RealClimate.org Criticisms
*** Hidden Behind Climate Policies, Data From Nonexistent Temperature Stations
*** UN Climate Advisor & Time Mag’s ‘Women Of The Year’ declares ‘the climate crisis’ is ‘not just manmade, it’s white manmade’ – ‘A result of capitalism, years of colonialism, years of racial oppression’
Climate ‘Experts’ Are 0-41 With Their Doomsday Predictions…*UPDATE 0-53
Islands That Climate Alarmists Said Would Soon “Disappear” Due To Rising Sea Found To Have Grown In Size
How a few billionaires helped push climate alarmism to the extremes

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous  News:
*** Dr. Lindzen: How did the current obsession with decarbonization arise?
*** US Geoengineering Test Quietly Launches Salt Crystals into Atmosphere
*** Hurricanes are Down
*** Epstein: Why you shouldn’t be alarmed about unusually warm temperatures
Conservative leaders must stop promoting climate scare
Professor Valentina Zharkova and the Little Ice Age Which Has Already Started
The Latest on International Efforts to Save The Planet Through Climate Litigation
The Fury of Europe’s Farmers Shocks EU Technocrats
Video: Surprising Facts About CO2 with Dr. William Happer and Greg Wrightstone


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