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Energy & Environmental Review: June 10, 2024

By -- June 10, 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:
“Offshore Wind Needs Bigger Subsidies”
Wind Subsidies Are Rising…but wind power production isn’t rising with them

Unreliables (General):
*** Shanghaied
*** Irrational Transition
*** EVs, wind, and solar are neither reliable nor environmentally friendly: here’s why
The Foundation of Property Rights: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Freedom
Private Property Rights

Wind Energy — Offshore:
*** Report: Offshore Wind Power (Dr. Michael Hogan)
*** The renewable green energy disaster off the northeastern US is getting worse Less than one per cent of the way to the Biden 2030 target
Offshore Wind Industry Braces for More Turbulence—and Trump

Wind Energy — Other:
*** Taking the Wind Out of Climate Change (referencing 60± studies)
*** Wind Turbines = Enormous “Unintended” Consequences
Australia has World Class windless weather: Today 95% of wind turbines are failing

Solar Energy:
*** Solar and Wind Resource Availability Fatal Flaw
As Solar Power Surges, U.S. Wind Is in Trouble

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Senator Tuberville, Colleagues Propose Measure to Halt Regulation on American Power Plants
China, India Break Coal Production Records

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Anatomy of an EV Policy Error
*** 3 Reasons There’s Something Sinister With the Big Push for Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles Have a New Problem: Careening Through Guardrails
Federal and Provincial Largess for EV and Ford’s Ontario Plant’s EV Delays
Turns Out Those ‘All-Electric’ ‘Zero Emissions’ Fire Trucks Have Diesel Engines

Miscellaneous Energy News:
*** Mark Mills: The “Energy Transition” Won’t Happen
*** Vaclav Smil Calls Bullshit On Net Zero
*** Energy is the most important issue in the world (Ayaan Hirsi Ali)
Net-Zero Push and its Offshoots by Politicians and Bureaucrats Creates Strange Happenings Part 1

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Short video: Judith Curry — Climate Scientists Can’t Intimidate Me
*** Study confirms reports on declining climate disasters
Exxon Mobil Takes On Climate Extremists
We can still avoid the Net Zero trap
“Bonus” Gets it wrong about May and Crok, 2024

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** The Cost of EPA’s Senseless CO₂ Capture
*** John Stossel: Pushing Back Against Environmental Scaremongering
*** Numbers Behind the Narrative: What Climate Science Actually Says
*** Who is Winning the Climate Change War?
*** It’s Time to Make a Strategic PR Pivot in Dealing with the Climate Change Issue
New Zealand takes axe to climate policies
Getting Ready For The European Elections
Home insulation is the latest net zero farce

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