Tag Archives: Sustainable energy

Crash boom bang

The smart money is starting to abandon the CO2 vessel Guest essay by Fred F. Mueller The IPCC and its supporters in the media, in NGO’s and in governments have taken advantage of the issuing of the newly released 5th … Continue reading

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Europe bails on green energy

Dr. Benny Peiser at The Australian: Europe pulls the plug on its green future Slowly but gradually, Europe is awakening to a green energy crisis, an economic and political debacle that is entirely self-inflicted.

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DOE Green Energy Loans: $11.45 million per job and a rounding error’s worth of averted carbon emissions.

Guest Post by David Middleton The cost of each taxpayer-financed green energy job created since 2009: $26.32 billion divided by 2,298 jobs = $11.45 million per job… Green energy jobs and DOE loans are tallied under programs 1703 and 1705 … Continue reading

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Is green energy a fad that has run its course?

So, How’s Your Green Energy Stock Doing? Guest post By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Is green energy a fad that has run its course? The investment community seems to think so. RENIXX® World, the Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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Climate goes off the presidential radar

Watching the debate tonight, I kept listening for some hint of the discussion of the “climate crisis”. Why? Because the League of Conservation Voters put out a broad petition campaign to influence moderator Jim Lehrer: But it didn’t work, not … Continue reading

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Germany’s new “renewable” energy policy

Wind and solar power + soaring electricity prices = outsourced jobs + more coal burning Meanwhile, eco activists demand “sustainable lifestyles” – for other people Guest post by Kelvin Kemm It is amazing how biased the international media is when … Continue reading

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UK embraces centralized energy planning policy

New Energy Bill Is A Disaster Press Release from The Global Warming Policy Foundation London, 23 May:  With the publication of its draft Energy Bill, the government has announced its intention to reverse the course of energy deregulation. The Global … Continue reading

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America’s clean energy policies need a reality check, say Stanford researchers

From Stanford University comes another head exploder for Joe Romm. IMAGE: In the fast-globalizing clean-energy industry, the US should press its advantage in engineering, high-value manufacturing, installation and finance, writes Stanford researcher Jeffrey Ball. America’s approach to clean energy needs … Continue reading

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Germany in skeptical turmoil on both Climate and Solar/Windfarms

I have two major stories out of Germany to report, one on the rise of Climate Skepticism into the mainstream, as Germany’s Top Environmentalist Turns Climate Sceptic, saying “I couldn’t take it any more. I had to write this book.” … Continue reading

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Making Things Matters

Guest post by Viv Forbes According to those pushing the (Australian) carbon tax, 500 bureaucrats googling away quietly in Canberra and generating little useful except carbon dioxide exhalations, are more valuable than 500 farmers, foresters, fishermen, workers and miners whose … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Very Dishonest Campaign Ad Regarding Energy

Guest post by David Middleton 19 January 2012 Obama clean energy ad airing in Va. A new ad from President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign that touts his energy and ethics record began airing in Virginia this week even as Republican … Continue reading

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Google abandons renewable energy projects

This is telling. From this Reuters article, news that Google has decided that seven projects just don’t pencil out as planned, and alternate energy is one that doesn’t. So much for the “cheaper than coal” meme they were pushing. Not … Continue reading

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Unique new building material self regulates heat

Scientific breakthrough: University invents heat-regulating building material In a major scientific breakthrough with important long-term environmental consequences, researchers at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) have developed a material that will cut the amount of energy a building uses … Continue reading

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California’s giant sucking sound

Time to leave California? Governor Moonbeam may be the best salesman Texas has. While there’s a state delegation in Texas (including former SFO mayor Gavin Newsom) trying to figure out why Texas is pulling business out of California (cue Ross … Continue reading

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CO2 is Plant Food (Clean Coal, Say WATT?)

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein. When Lord Monckton told Congress “CO2 is plant food”, the Global Warming activists went crazy because … well, because they know he spoke an inconvenient truth. Monckton’s statement was ridiculed in many blog posts and … Continue reading

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News bites: The Green Energy Collapse

From the GWPF, a collection of headlines: Across the world, unsustainable subsidies for wind and solar are being cut back.—Lawrence Solomon, – Financial Post, 3 December 2010 The French government is planning to suspend feed-in tariffs for new photovoltaic installations … Continue reading

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