Collapse of Wind Power Threatens Germany’s Green Energy Transition

From Die Welt Via The GWPF Hardly any new wind turbines were built in Germany in the first half of the year. Turbine makers call it a “punch in the gut of the green energy transition” and blame environmentalists. The expansion of wind power in the first half of this year collapsed to its lowest…

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How Arctic Drilling Will Trample Junk Science Obstructionism

Guest slam-dunk by David Middleton How Science Got Trampled in the Rush to Drill in the Arctic By ADAM FEDERMAN with photographs by NATHANIEL WILDER and video by PETER ELSTNER | 07/26/2019 Every year, hundreds of petroleum industry executives gather in Anchorage for the annual conference of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, where they discuss policy and celebrate their achievements…

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NASA “Surprised”: Undetected City Killer Asteroid Just Whizzed By Earth

Guest essay by Eric Worrall This asteroid, estimated between 187 to 426ft wide and 55,000MPH, passing just 45,000 miles from Earth, wasn’t detected until a few days ago. ‘It snuck up on us’: Scientists stunned by ‘city-killer’ asteroid that just missed Earth By Allyson ChiuJuly 26 Alan Duffy was confused. On Thursday, the astronomer’s phone was…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #369

The Week That Was: 2019-07-27 (July 27, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.” – Richard P. Feynman, final sentence in his report on the Challenger disaster. Number of…