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

5 John Oliver Coal Fallacies

Last year, television talk show host John Oliver made 5 claims related to coal and so-called clean energy usage. Radio and YouTube talk show host Steven Crowder takes Oliver’s claims to task point by point.