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WHITE HOUSE: Gina McCarthy: Clean energy standard to include nuclear, CCS

The Biden administration’s plans for a clean electricity standard to boost green energy will include nuclear power and carbon capture technology, White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy said yesterday.

It Takes Big Energy To Back Up Little Wind And Solar

Power system design can be extremely complex, but one simple number is painfully obvious. At least it’s painful (and terribly inconvenient) to advocates of wind and solar power – which may be why we never hear about it, why it…

NASA measures direct evidence humans are causing climate change – CBS News

It may come as a surprise, given the extensive body of evidence connecting humans to climate change, that directly-observed proof of the human impact on the climate had still eluded science. That is, until now. In a first-of-its-kind study, NASA…

This Russian Arctic coast has planet’s quickest warming – The Independent Barents Observer

It was the second warmest year in the Arctic on record, and parts of the vast region saw air temperatures far beyond the traditional freeze. The year 2020 follows the trend of the past decades and its spring months were…

Opinion | Nuclear energy provides a solution for climate crisis – UI The Daily Iowan

Nuclear energy can help Iowa deal with climate change’s repercussions. Iowa should invest in nuclear energy to combat the harmful effects of climate change. Currently, there are no operating nuclear power plants in Iowa — the Duane Arnold Energy Center…

New Must-Read Book: ‘Fake Invisible Catastrophes And Threats Of Doom’

There have been dozens of good books written in the past decade telling the true stories countering the incessant lies of alarmists blaming impending environmental disasters on carbon dioxide emissions. None have been better than the newest contribution by Patrick…

Yes, Higher Ed Needs to Talk About ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster’ | Learning Innovation – Inside Higher Ed

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need by Bill Gates Published in February of 2021. Did the extreme weather-induced February Texas power outages scare the shit out of you? It should have….

Energy Dept. To Revive Scandal-Plagued Obama-Era Loan Program

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration will revive an Energy Department loan program that led to an Obama administration scandal in 2011 over the misuse of taxpayer-funded loans for the solar energy company Solyndra. Granholm said the “once…

Switzerland’s energy transition

(Paul Scherrer Institute) Can Switzerland, as planned, cut its CO2 emissions to zero by 2050? In a study, researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have investigated what measures would be necessary to achieve this reduction and how much it might cost per person.