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New York to Approve One of the World’s Most Ambitious Climate Plans – The New York Times

New York lawmakers have agreed to pass a sweeping climate plan that calls for the state to all but eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, envisioning an era when gas-guzzling cars, oil-burning heaters and furnaces would be phased out,…

Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

Scotland’s Costly Carbon Craze Based On Green Sound Bites, Not Sound Policy

[Scottish parliament’s] cross-party environment committee has called for a clearer plan on how the government intends to meet Scotland’s proposed climate target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. ‘Clearer plan’? The SNP-dominated government plus the Greens just make soundbites,…

Democrat 2020 Contenders Push Job-Killing Eco-Schemes

Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into…

Can grid-scale storage solve intermittency problem, asks Global Warming Policy Foundation – physicsworld.com

(Image courtesy: Shutterstock/hrui) A briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) dismisses the idea that grid-scale electricity storage can help bring about a UK renewables revolution. According to the paper’s author, Jack Ponton, an emeritus professor of engineering from the University of Edinburgh,…

Saving The Planet? No, Killing British Jobs

Just when you thought Parliament could not get any more out of touch with the real world, we get this report from the Environmental Audit Committee. A summary headed ‘MPs call for end of taxpayer support for fossil fuel projects…

Siemens Gamesa Awarded Turbine Supply Contract For 640 Megawatt Yunline Offshore Wind Project In Taiwan

Spanish offshore wind turbine manufacturing giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been awarded the firm wind turbine supply contract for the 640 megawatt (MW) Yunlin offshore wind power plant in Taiwan.