Northeast of Drax, author Paul Glazzard, source Wikimedia

EU probe into British Drax Biomass Subsidies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The British Drax biomass plan has received a substantial setback. The Drax project is a plan to “save” the environment by chopping down vast tracts of forest in the USA and Canada, shipping the wood to Britain, and burning it in a modified coal plant. But the government subsidies Drax…

El Nino turns ‘el mean yo’ for California

Over the last few days California has been hit by a series of winter storms that have been driven by an El Nino aimed Jetstream pattern that has pushed further to the south and with more zonal flow than usual. It has been comical to watch some of the television news coverage of these events…