Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

wind energy

‘Obscene’ Wind Farm Subsidies Exposed By New Data

The Global Warming Policy Forum has condemned what it called the “obscenity” of wind farm subsidies and has called for a complete rethink of energy policy. GWPF research has shown that just six offshore wind farms are now sharing £1.6…

Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Subscribe to InProgress California has long been synonymous with effective climate policy. Beginning in 2001, the Golden State established its first voluntary emissions reporting program under Gov. Gray Davis (D). Subsequently, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) built on…

The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…

The Environmental Catastrophe Blowing Across The North Sea

Last month the House of Lords Environment Committee heard evidence about the effects of offshore wind farms on the marine environment. The hearing was notable for revealing signs of concern from the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) about the…

David Flemming: Global Warming Solutions Act may stop Vermont cash flow – vtdigger.org

This commentary is by David Flemming, a policy analyst at the Ethan Allen Institute. For several years, Vermont has made millions selling renewable energy credits to other states. But the 2020 Global Warming Solutions Act will soon cut off this…

Massachusetts governor signs climate change legislation calling for net-zero emissions – S&P Global

Highlights New law calls for net-zero emissions by 2050 Bumps offshore wind required authorization to 4 GW New York — Massachusetts is the latest state to sign a net-zero emissions into law after Governor Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive climate…

Using Fake Diplomacy, China Is Eating Joe Biden’s Shorts On Climate

Talk is cheap; the familiar saying goes – especially from dictatorial nations about climate change. The United States “Special Envoy” on climate, John “Forbes” Kerry of Martha’s Vineyard, met virtually yesterday with his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, the head of China’s environmental…

Global wind capacity need to at least double every yr to limit warming-GWEC – Reuters

By Nina Chestney 2 Min Read LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – The world’s wind industry installed a record 93 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity last year but at least double that amount is needed every year to limit global warming,…

In a first, US pipeline agency weighs climate change impacts – Huntington Herald Dispatch

WASHINGTON — For the first time, a federal energy board is weighing how a proposed natural gas pipeline would affect greenhouse gas emissions, one of several steps taken this week by the Biden administration in its effort to slow climate…