The ugly battle between rural residents and alternative energy mandates in California

Seems the Mojave evictions WERE to make way for solar and wind projects Guest post by Alec Rawls In 2006 California’s Senate Bill 107 codified a requirement that by 2010 all electricity retailers in the state were to procure 20% of their electricity from “renewables.” That same year L.A. County Supervisor Michael Antonovich established Nuisance…

Another half-done press release – where’s the science citation?

From the University of Massachusetts at Amherst , another highly speculative modeling based press release that doesn’t even bother to give the name of the paper or any resources connected to it. This “science by press release” without providing the science to go with it seems to be a trend. No need to provide details,…

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Heartland Institute to Host Seventh International Conference on Climate Change in Chicago

Peter Gleick ‘Fakegate’ Scandal, Debates on Latest Climate Science Featured What: Seventh International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-7) Theme: Real Science, Real Choices Where: Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL When: Monday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Media: Open to all media. Request press credentials here. The Heartland Institute will host…

UK government trying to kill the FOI act

I guess Climategate really put a burr under their saddle. Bishop Hill writes: As it becomes clear that there will be a determined step by bureaucrats to neuter the FOI Act by introducing charges, it is increasingly important that the public take steps to nip this activity in the bud.