Circular Firing Squad in Anti-Coal Lawsuit

Environmentalists, an Indian tribe and some states sue the Trump Administration over it’s allowing coal production on federal lands. When blocked by an Obama-appointed federal district judge, Judge Brian Morris, the magistrate said the government did not perform a proper analysis. Then, when the Administration fixes the issues cited by Judge Morris, he rules on… Read More Circular Firing Squad in Anti-Coal Lawsuit

Nearly 20 Years of Renewable Energy Means Unstable and Expensive Electricity Delivery

From JoNova: A big new study by electricity grid nerds (and I mean that in the nicest possible way) shows that after all the money and pain of 20 years of forced transition Australia’s electricity has shifted from 85% coal powered to 75% coal powered, which cost billions and as a bonus, made electricity more… Read More Nearly 20 Years of Renewable Energy Means Unstable and Expensive Electricity Delivery

How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Electricity Grid in Three Easy Steps

Australia has more energy resources per capita than almost any place on Earth, yet despite that challenge has managed to take top spot for electricity prices. In a lecture she delivered to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, journalist and blogger Joanne Nova explains what it took to achieve state-wide blackouts, flying squads of diesel generators,… Read More How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Electricity Grid in Three Easy Steps

Environmentalists Seek Rolling Blackouts for Balkans

On Thursday of last week, environmentalists urged EU policymakers to clampdown on coal-fired power plants in Western Balkan states. According to Voice of America, the fumes are from emissions from old Communist-era plants that environmentalists allege contribute to nearly 4000 deaths across Europe each year. However, with some help from China, Balkan states have invested… Read More Environmentalists Seek Rolling Blackouts for Balkans

German Environmentalists Heighten Violence Against Police, Coal Mining

In Germany, police have been making efforts to clear out environmentalist protesters that have established themselves in tree houses in the Hambach Forest in the western part of the country near Aachen. According to The New York Times, the environmentalists have been there for the past six years as part of an effort to halt… Read More German Environmentalists Heighten Violence Against Police, Coal Mining