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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.…

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$2 Billion Volkswagen Electric Car Investment Squabble

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As part of a legal settlement for last year’s Volkswagen emission test scandal, Volkswagen agreed to invest two billion dollars in US electric car infrastructure. The only problem is, nobody told Volkswagen exactly how to spend the money. Electric car charging station companies issue warning over VW settlement Electric vehicle…

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Claim: $2,840,896.80 to Fly President Obama to Paris COP21

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Judicial Watch, analysis of government documents obtained via a FOIA lawsuit against Homeland Security show that flying President Obama’s party to attend Paris COP21 ran up $2,840,896.80 in air transport bills – bring President Obama’s total travel costs to date to $83 million. Obama Travel Cost Taxpayers over…