Breakthrough! A Big Utility Says Net Zero May Not Be Reliable

The good news is that Dominion finally admits that the net zero VCEA might not work.

NY Climate Act Cap and Invest Plan Going Off the Rails

In New York and elsewhere climate justice considerations are making their way into legislation

A Simple Reason Why Net Zero Is Impossible

None of this impossibility is being considered in today’s reliability assessments.

Countdown To New York’s Rendezvous With Energy Impossibility

It appears that the owners of these buildings are just now figuring out that the standards that have been set cannot be met, at least not in any remotely reasonable…

Feasibility for Achieving a Net Zero Economy for the U.S. by 2050

Short of a command economy, it is simply an unattainable pipe dream, and we will struggle to get 10–20% of the way to the target, even with a democratic mandate…

Challenging Net Zero with Science: Lindzen-Happer-CO2 Coalition Paper Released

Net Zero Plans Are Dangerous and Unsupported by Science and the Scientific Method

Nature: Treat Climate Anxiety by Encouraging Personal Climate Action

Researchers from University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada have suggested encouraging people stricken by climate anxiety to act on their delusions is the path to mitigating their symptoms.

Chris Tomlinson (Houston Chronicle) in the Church of Climate

Tomlinson sees little-to-no problem with wind and solar wounding the Texas grid, resulting in the Great Texas Blackout of February 2021

New York Independent System Operator Information for Policy Makers

In the political climate of Albany it is not clear how to get policy makers to consider the risks of ignoring the issues raised.

EU Puts Continent on Fast Track to Zero… New Fossil Fuel Cars to Be Banned By 2035!

There isn’t going to be any soft landing for this reckless blind leap by the EU.

New York’s Good Environmental Intentions Unsullied by Reality

A zero-risk standard sets a high hurdle for permitting a new facility or keeping an existing source in operation.  

Net Zero or Good Enough?

The proposed ‘good enough’ plan provides direction but is not overly constraining.

What is the IEA anyway?

“Our Roadmap shows the priority actions that are needed today to ensure the opportunity of net-zero emissions by 2050 – narrow but still achievable – is not lost. “

Forget Net Zero: Oil and gas investment needed for another 30 years, BP warns

The assessment is likely to spark backlash from climate groups and campaigners who argue that investment should be immediately stopped in order to meet net zero goals.

“Then a Miracle Occurs…”

Scotland’s “Energy Strategy and Just Transition plan” is a disaster in the making.

The Net Zero Road to Nowhere

So, barring some unforeseen miracle technology, “net zero by 2050” won’t happen.

Germany’s ZDF Public Television Suggests Bathing Once a Week Would Be Beneficial

Today, people almost look at you strangely if you tell them you don’t shower several times a week.

Cli-Fi: The Net Zero Sub-Genre

Two excellent books to read during the winter solstice doldrums or while traveling over the holidays.  Not to mention a great last minute Xmas gift.

New York’s Climate Act Scoping Plan Process Template

I also predict that if the ideologues continue control the implementation process then  costs will sky rocket, that there will be a catastrophic blackout that causes death and destruction, and…

The Impossibility of Bridging The “Last 10%” On the Way To “100% Clean Electricity”

In other words, you will need about 35 times the capacity of solar panels as the amount of firm power that you are committed to provide.

The Tories’ Wind Power Delusion–Matt Ridley

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood Matt Ridley in the Spectator: A very strange parliamentary rebellion has been taking place with Boris Johnson, Liz Truss…

Office for Budget Responsibility Reveals the Crippling Cost of Net Zero

In other words, that figure of £573 bn above is probably only a third of the true cost to the public sector. Meanwhile, as already noted, the private sector will…

Unrealistic Net Zero Policies Cost Families Dearly

“We are in the middle of the first truly global energy crisis,” Birol said. “Our world has never ever witnessed an energy crisis with this depth and complexity.”

What Does the BBC Expect Svalbard to Do When Its Coal Mine Is Shut?

It is of course deeply ironic that Svalbard’s climate was just as mild when these mines opened as it is now!

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