The Situation in Texas is Worse Than Originally Thought

The winter storm has not only exposed the holes in the Lone Star State’s power grid, but the situation in Texas is worse than originally reported. According to the Associated Press, not only are millions without power or sources of heat to stay warm, but water pipes are bursting state-wide. State officials were caught completely… Read More The Situation in Texas is Worse Than Originally Thought

Dr. Patrick Allitt lecture on “A Climate of Crisis”

In the 1950s, Americans were worried about nuclear weapons and over-population. In the decades since we’ve feared invasive species, the ozone hole, energy shortages and climate change. In his provocative book about the U.S. environmentalist movement, A Climate of Crisis, Emory University historian Dr. Patrick Allitt argues that technology and innovation have helped us avert… Read More Dr. Patrick Allitt lecture on “A Climate of Crisis”

Victims of the South Australia Statewide Blackout to Sue Wind Farm Operators

Watts Up With That? Guest essay by Eric Worrall During the recent statewide blackout in South Australia, there is no doubt that unstable output from wind farms triggered the cascade of events which caused the power outage. The question is – are wind farm operators liable for the economic harm their “product” caused? Lawsuit looms… Read More Victims of the South Australia Statewide Blackout to Sue Wind Farm Operators