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Energy and Environmental Review: December 19, 2022

By -- December 19, 2022

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:
*** Renewable Power’s Big Mistake Was a Promise to Always Get Cheaper
Michigan, New York and Quebec Ratepayers Should Thank Ontario Ratepayers and Taxpayers for their Early Christmas Present

Renewable Energy: Health and Ecosystem Consequences:
*** Report: Millions of bats are slaughtered annually by onshore wind turbines
Bat species native to Great Lakes on brink of extinction
Mega wind facility approved that can’t operate half the year

Renewables (General):
*** “All-the-Above” is No Energy Policy — It’s Merely Politics
*** When Accurate Data Are ‘Bad PR’
*** Report: The Dark Side of “Renewable” Energy
‘Turbocharged’ Renewables: The IEA Hawking Its Wares Again
Wind and Solar Disappoint in Asian Energy Haven

Wind Energy:
*** Economic Realities Dash Biden’s Offshore Wind Plans
*** Wind Power Opposition: It’s a Conspiracy!
Wind Energy: Anticyclonic Gloom
Europeans Dominate First West Coast Wind Auction
British PM Flip-Flops On Windmills: Bring ‘Em On
Tucker Carlson: Biden’s Wind Policies Are Killing Whales

Solar Energy:
*** Forced labor from China’s Uighur Muslims “behind global supply of solar panels”
*** Updated Report on Solar Realities
Developer told to prove panels for approved solar facility aren’t linked to slave labor
Video: Hundreds of acres of forest to be removed for NYS solar project
California wildfire smoke dimmed solar energy in 2020
Utility Regrets (Small)…but Growing Larger

Nuclear Energy:
*** It’s Time the Green Movement Stopped Demonizing Nuclear
*** Report: US scientists make major breakthrough in limitless, zero-carbon fusion energy
*** Scientists have made a breakthrough in fusion — but don’t get carried away
Advanced Nuclear Plants Poised to Benefit from Inflation Reduction Act, Retiring Coal Plants

Fossil Fuel Energy:
*** Study: Natural gas is a wellspring for our energy future
*** The Iron Law Of Electricity Strikes Again
TVA Continues the Shale Revolution by Converting Coal to Gas
Heating Oil Reserves Also Now Threatened by Biden
Dimock Signals Death of Journalism as the Inquirer Sells Out
The factual case for fossil fuels

Electric Vehicles (EVs):
*** Electric Car Pipe Dreams No Substitute for Reality
*** Short video: Electric cars in one minute
EV Automaker lays off hundreds of workers, blames high cost of making cars
Report: Let The Market Drive Electric Vehicle Sales

Manmade Global Warming — Some Deceptions:
*** Report: Climate activists “waging war on the mind”
*** MIT Climate Scientist Dr. Richard Lindzen Rejects ‘Climate Change’ As ‘A Quasi-Religious Movement Predicated on An Absurd ‘Scientific’ Narrative’
*** Are we finally reaching peak climate hysteria?
*** Video: The Great Climate Con—Jordan Peterson & Alex Epstein
It’s madness, madness, madness, there is no climate emergency
To End Climate Lunacy, Stop Treating Warming & C02 Hysterically
Investigative Climate Reporting by Journalist is Disinformation
Elevated Living Standards Contradict Climate Doomsayers

Manmade Global Warming — Miscellaneous:
*** Are Carbon Taxes a Good Idea? Happer and Everett versus Hartley
*** Vanguard Drops Out Of Climate Initiative As Reaction Against Woke Investing Continues
*** The State of the Climate – Based on Real Observations – Professor Ole Humlum
Video: Data shows there’s no climate catastrophe looming – climatologist Dr J Christy
Republicans Launch Antitrust Investigation Into Climate-Obsessed Corporate ‘Cartel’
Valentina Zharkova: “in next 30 yrs, global warming prob. will be last thing in our mind”
Climate Change Lockdowns? Yup, They Are Actually Going There…
Global Poll Shock: Four in 10 People Believe Climate Change is Mainly Due to Natural Causes

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