Study: Wind power fiercer than expected

As US’ first offshore wind farm takes root, study indicates wind may be more powerful, turbulent than expected University of Delaware researchers report in a new study that offshore wind may be more powerful, yet more turbulent than expected in the North Eastern United States. The findings, published in a paper in theJournal of Geophysical…

Seven days worth of data gathering cause alarming headline: “Global warming’s next surprise: Saltier beaches”

From the NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and the “oceans are dying up” department comes this new worry that I’m pretty sure I don’t believe one bit. Why? Because we’ve also been told that global warming will cause more rainfall, thus increasing freshwater stream outflow and freshwater ground recharge. Plus that, the study data gathering looks…

AEMO: Replacing Coal with Renewables will Cause Blackouts

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian Energy Market Operator, the government body responsible for ensuring the stability of Australia’s energy supply, has issued a stark warning that closure of coal plants will dramatically increase the risk of widespread blackouts – that building additional renewable capacity will not compensate for the loss of coal capacity.…