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
Michael Shellenberger – May 6, 2019 – Forbes Over the last decade, journalists have held up Germany’s renewables energy transition, the Energiewende, as an environmental model for the world. “Many poor countries, once intent on building coal-fired power plants to bring electricity to their people, are discussing whether they might leapfrog the fossil age and… Read More Renewables Were Never Meant to Power Modern Civilization
Michael Shellenberger tells Reason he believes The Green New Deal’s focus on wind and solar is a waste of time and money.
Mark Mills and James Meigs join John Stossel to discuss the Green New Deal, the limits of wind and solar power, and the magical thinking of an all-renewable energy future. PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia – Copy after Henri Motte. [Public domain]
Derek Birkett is a retired grid system control engineer with two decades of experience under both nationalization and private ownership. He has had project responsibility on installation and commissioning at five major coal and nuclear power stations across the UK from which chartered status was awarded. In this talk he delivered during January for the… Read More Is Renewable Energy Affordable?
Tucker Carlson had Environmental Progress president Dr. Michael Shellenberger on his Fox News show tonight to discuss the Green New Deal (GND) which is the Democrat’s latest stab at tackling climate change. During the interview, Tucker cited Dr. Shellenberger’s latest essay on Quellete discussing the key component of the GND: renewable energy. The title and… Read More Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet
Environmentalists are heightening their criticism of a planned wind farm on Oahu, Hawaii. According to Hawaii New Now, the Palehua Wind project will be a 2000 acre wind farm in the Makakilo hills and will allegedly provide enough electricity to power over 20,000 homes that cost much less than power plants that rely on fossil… Read More Environmentalists Oppose Hawaiian Wind Farm
Steve Goreham is a speaker, an author, a researcher on environmental issues, and an independent columnist. He’s the Executive Director of the Climate Science Coalition of America, a non-political association dedicated to informing about the realities of climate science and energy economics. Goreham gave this presentation at the Friends of Science Climate Dogma Exposed event… Read More Climate Science and the Myths of Renewable Energy
Legislation will be introduced today by two members of the New York City Council that will mandate green roofs, solar panels or wind turbines to be installed on new buildings constructed within city limits and commercial edifices undergoing major exterior renovations. According to The New York Times, one council member named Stephen Levin of Brooklyn… Read More New York City Politicos Will Use Green Roof Mandates to Screw City Residents
A presentation delivered Dr. G. Cornelis van Kooten delivered May 24th of this year in which Dr. van Kooten talks about Alerta’s experience with renewable energy sources.