It was one year ago this month that President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. Since then, there has been somewhat of an obsession on the part of the mainstream media and the Left to see to it that, somehow, that the accord remains relevant in an attempt to somehow… Read More U.S. Companies Are Driving A Renewables Boom? Not Really!
Dr. Philipp Lengsfeld is a member of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU), and a former member of Germany’s lower house (Bundestag). As a member of the Committee for Research and Education, he was the CDU/CSU MP responsible for the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag. As a member of the conservative Berliner Kreis… Read More Climate Euphoria, Climate Hysteria: Insights from the German Political-Media Complex
Environmentalist and author Lawrence Solomon wrote a response published in National Post in response to the claim by environmentalists and the mainstream media that solar and wind power will soon replace fossil fuels. Solomon cites three examples of assertions made by multiple pro-green media outlets and refutes the claim handily. In his response, Solomon correctly… Read More Solar and Wind Power Are Not Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels
Renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, make people feel good but the reality is quite different. The results of such schemes also demonstrate the true intent of the proponents as well. E&E News (paywall) reported a few days ago of the high likelihood of rolling blackouts in the northeastern United States resulting from… Read More As Power Plants Close, Get Ready for Rolling Blackouts
Environmentalists were not happy with the President’s tax plan and they aren’t happy about this. The Washington Post reports the President wants to end federal funding for their so-called clean energy boondoggles. The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing… Read More Trump seeks to slash “clean energy” subsidies
Economists and some in the mainstream media are shrieking in horror at President Trump’s latest action of slapping imported solar products and even washing machines with, according to The New York Times, tariffs of up to 30 percent! This sounds ominous doesn’t it? The President should drop these restrictions immediately or he might start a… Read More Trump hits solar power imports with steep tariffs … or did he?
The New York Times published a very interesting article Monday stating that because of Germany’s massive investment in renewables, negative pricing has resulted which is pitched as a net positive for Germany’s consumers. In short, German consumers were basically paid to use energy over the weekend. The Grey Lady claims that negative prices result from… Read More No, negative renewable power prices are not a net positive
Dr. Benny Peiser is a is a social anthropologist specialising in the environmental and socio-economic impact of physical activity on health. In this video, Peiser opposes motion This House Would Rather Cool Down the Planet than Warm Up the Economy at the Cambridge Union.
Last week a news story was published based on a claim by the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE) that the country’s electricity needs were serviced entirely by renewable energy for 300 days. The country claimed it had exceeded the 250 day period it achieved last year. In light of this, fossil fuel companies should… Read More No, Costa Rica did not run on renewable energy for 300 days
Holly Nicholas of Rebel Media notes that environmentalists love to tout Germany as the place to imitate if we want to make renewable energy mainstream, so she looks into some of the major problems they’ve encountered with their Energiewende program which is being copied in Canada.