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Energy and Environmental Review: May 8, 2023

By -- May 8, 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:
*** Right, OilPrice.com, Wind Power is Unprofitable
*** The Renewable Capital Cost Green Trick
*** Green Energy Is Stuck at a Financial Red Light
Wind lobby demands ever more subsidies from poor Europeans

Renewables (General):
*** How Greening the Economy Will Destroy America
*** The inhumanity of the green agenda
*** Environmental Bootleggers and Baptists Fleece Consumers
Video: The Great Renewable Energy Con explained by Dr Benny Peiser
A not-so-green reality behind green transition

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** The Pentagon Tilts at Windmills
*** Whales and Offshore Wind: The Verdict Was in Before the Coroner’s Report
*** Conservative watchdogs highlight ‘alarming’ surge in whale deaths as wind projects grow off NY, NJ coasts
Wind energy developer funneled cash to Dem senator pushing offshore wind
NOAA proposes hammering 208% of vanishing Right Whales
Calls mount to stop offshore wind project as more whales wash up dead: ‘Need to take a very hard look at this’
Biden Admin Energy Official Won’t Say if Offshore Turbines Can Survive Hurricane
California Wind-power auction shows how money matters in climate projects
We Oppose Delaware Offshore Wind because it’s Expensive, Unreliable, and Threatens the Natural Environment
Cargo ship arrives in Germany with large hole after striking wind turbine

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
Wind Energy Poll: Nearly 60% say embrace natural gas

Solar Energy:
*** China Dominates U.S. Solar Market as Lawmakers Tussle Over Tariffs
Wisconsin Town Fights Big Solar (And Climate Corporatism)
Firefighters struggling to contain solar facility fire
Utility Scale Solar Kills Jobs

Nuclear Energy:
*** Smaller, cheaper, safer: The next generation of nuclear power, explained
*** DOE Report: Pathways to Commercial Liftoff — Advanced Nuclear
*** Long List of SMR Manufacturers
*** France Delivering a Second Nuclear Era
Doomberg re Nuclear
NC Senate Republicans pave way for nuclear fusion in North Carolina
Nuclear Energy is a Game Changer, But Not For Climate Reasons!
Bill Gates: I’m in Wyoming to celebrate the next nuclear breakthrough
Nuclear Gaining Steam in Canada

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** DOE vs. Gas Cooking: A Review of Critical Comments
*** Biden’s New ‘Green’ Power Plant Rule Is Probably Illegal
An Earth Day discussion with Alex Epstein, Rick Perry, and the TX State Climatologist
China’s coal boom accelerates as Beijing strengthens energy security

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Insanity: Biden Energy Secretary Wants All US Military Vehicles to be Electric by 2030
Will Electric Vehicles Disappoint You?
Survey: Growing portion of US shoppers are rejecting EVs
Ford is losing roughly $60,000 for every electric vehicle sold

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** The IPCC’s perversion of science
*** Charge!
*** Capacity Factors: Comparing Apples & Kumquats
Global Energy Security and Net Zero

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** The Geothermal Paradox: How the Earth’s Second Largest Heat Source May Be Driving the Most Recent Warming
*** Study: Satellite global temperature data series bolsters the case that climate models are running way too hot
*** The climate scaremongers: How the ‘world disaster’ figures lie
King Charles III: The climate prophet of doom
The Practical Impossibility of Large-Scale Carbon Capture and Storage

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
Climate Change Papers You Should Read
“No Bricks, No Glass, No Cement” – What Net Zero 2050 Demands According to Government-Funded Report
Simon the Solar Powered Cat :A Climate Scam Subversive?

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