Offshore Oil and Gas Production Leaks Virtually No Methane

Guest zero-point-zero by David Middleton Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expectedJohn Sullivan, Office of Engineering CommunicationsAug. 15, 2019 9:49 a.m. A survey of offshore installations extracting oil and natural gas in the North Sea revealed far more leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, than currently estimated by the British…

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Paying Much More For Much Less

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s an interesting and authoritative new [commenters pointed out it’s from 2012, I can’t find any newer research] study on the lifespan of those ugly bird-and-bat-choppers yclept “wind turbines”. It’s called “The Performance of Wind Turbines in the United Kingdom and Denmark“. Here’s the Executive Summary, all emphasis is mine:…

Invasion of the lifestyle snatchers

Lately, some op-eds have been questioning whether Greta Thunberg is simply a mindless puppet. ” WITH cold, hard eyes, Greta Thunberg jabs a finger forward – like Lord Kitchener in the famous “Your country needs you” wartime posters. “ The Sun featured this GQ cover, and the parallel to the famous end scene of “Invasion…

NASA and SpaceX: Dragon Crew Extraction Rehearsal

From NASA [Lots of us have our issues with Musk, but %#%&&, look what he’s done for spacesuit style.~ctm] Aug. 15, 2019 On August 13, 2019, NASA at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Florida, astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX’s…