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Wind energy can be the puzzle piece that tackles global warming – ZME Science

A rapid expansion of wind energy could achieve a reduction in global warming of 0.3ºC to 0.8ºC by the end of the century, according to a new study. While this would have to be complemented with other emission reduction strategies,…

The Green-Energy Crunch Comes To The UK—And It’s Not Pretty

Anybody who looks with a critical eye at the madcap push toward increasing amounts of intermittent renewable electricity generation in the U.S. and Europe quickly realizes that eventually, this has to hit a wall. But when will the crunch come?…

Are Low Wind Speeds Behind Britain’s Energy Crisis?

Why has Britain suddenly been plunged into an energy crisis, with spot prices for electricity rising to over £400 per MWh, ten times what they were this time last year? The spike in global gas prices caused by economic recovery…

To prevent catastrophic global warming, we need to leave fossils fuels in the ground – Popular Science

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels must nearly completely cease in the next couple decades to have a chance at keeping climate warming within a relatively safe level for humanity. As last month’s IPCC report made clear, even if…

Fossil Fuels Aren’t Disappearing Any Time Soon, Including Coal

The inevitable drive towards a clean, green, emissions-free future means that the Australian coal industry must be left by the roadside to wither away, right? This narrative was underlined by the IPCC report released in early August with yet another…

Woke Companies Must Wake Up To The Dangers Of ESG

Growing numbers of companies, banks, universities, and investment houses are adopting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards and disclosure rules. They’re pressured to do so by activists, legislators, and regulators. Many expect to get rich via taxpayer-subsidized “renewable” energy projects….

Climate change in election spotlight in oil giant Norway – Reuters

Election takes place on Sept. 12-13 Opposition Labour and allies poised to take power Pro-environment parties gaining popularity Could push through tougher curbs on oil sector STAVANGER, Norway, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Climate change has surfaced as a key issue…

Are UK Officials Finally Getting Cold Feet About Net Zero?

There are press reports of growing tension between the UK treasury and the government over its Net Zero agenda. According to the Mail on Sunday, chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘balked’ at the estimated cost of £1.4 trillion. The Sun then claimed…

Net-Zero Will Cripple British Households As Costs Get Slipped Into Energy Bills

In recent weeks, ministers and officials have announced that UK households and businesses will have to fund many of the government’s Net-Zero plans via their energy bills and cost of living. Currently, UK consumers are funding renewable energy investors to…

The Truth Behind Those Polls Showing Support For Wind Farms

As Benjamin Disraeli said, ‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.’* RenewableUK, the voice of the wind and solar power industry, and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are keen to demonstrate that there…

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