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US push to dilute energy regulations as bailouts to fossil fuel firms

The US has argued for less regulation of the world’s energy systems, speaking out against the policy interventions promoting clean energy that are central to a “green recovery” from the coronavirus crisis. Dan Brouillette, the US energy secretary, told a…

Lake Erie Wind Turbine Project Lethal Threat To Migratory Birds

The steady improvement in the water quality of the Great Lakes represents one of the real environmental success stories of recent decades. But the giant inland seas’ ecosystem now faces a new threat, this one coming from advocates of renewable…

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The IEA’s Sustainability Plan Is Not Sustainable

Governments of the world, take note. The International Energy Agency has a plan for you. If you take the sage advice of the agency’s technocrats, you will do your citizens a huge favor as you struggle to recover from the…

New system uses wind turbines to defend the national grid from power cuts

(University of Birmingham) A ‘smart’ system that controls the storage and release of energy from wind turbines will reduce the risk of power cuts and support the increase of wind energy use world-wide, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Simulating wind farm development

(Stanford University) Engineers have devised a model to describe how, in the process of establishing wind farms, interactions between developers and landowners affect energy production costs.

Virginia’s Latest Pricey Boondoggle: Offshore Wind Power

As reported in an earlier article, Virginia’s green electric power plan calls for 5,000 MW of offshore wind generating capacity to be built in the next decade or so. This is a huge amount given that the worldwide total is…

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Global warming: The world can capture enough carbon dioxide to avert dangerous climate change, research reveals – inews

NewsEnvironment New estimates suggest just 2,700 gigatonnes of carbon will need to be stored underground to meet global climate targets Thursday, 21st May 2020, 11:30 am Updated Thursday, 21st May 2020, 1:31 pm Carbon capture and storage involves trapping CO2…

Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow

Debunking ProPublica’s Claim That Climate Change Spreads Viruses

Google News and the climate Left are promoting a ridiculous article by ProPublica arguing that climate change, rather than wind and solar power, causes deforestation, which makes the spread of infectious diseases like coronavirus more likely. Yesterday, I showed how…