Germany Weighs Electricity Rationing Scheme To Stabilize Its Now Shaky Green Power Grid

The result of all the government meddling is becoming glaringly clear: the country now finds itself on the verge of blackouts due to grid instability, has the highest electricity prices…

How a government-linked foundation could speed the spread of new clean-energy technologies

The United States is a world leader in scientific research and technological development. But new inventions have to be brought to market and then widely adopted to have a deep…

Surprising science – There’s no such thing as clean energy

Meticulous Research Review Questions Environmental Impacts and Feasibility of “Green Energy” Transition A meticulous new review published in the scientific journal, Energies, conducted by a team of Irish and US-based…

California’s Looming ‘Green New Car Wreck’

The numbers don’t pencil out for the future where just 25% of cars in California would be electric. On September 23, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that…

IEA Special Report on Clean Energy Innovation

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently published “Special Report on Clean Energy Innovation” that concludes that innovation is necessary for jurisdictions and companies to fulfill their de-carbonization targets. While the…

Another sure-to-fail green idea: Power your home for 24 hours with a bicycle

People send me stuff. This story is making the rounds on Facebook. From Goods Home Design: 60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For Twenty-Four Hours Wouldn’t it…

Eco-builders are clutching at straws

UK climate eco-nutjobs now building houses out of hay. What could go wrong?https://t.co/foqytVvsRd — Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) December 23, 2019 Full article here. The comments on the twitter thread are…

PG&E $25 Billion Settlement Calpocalypse 2019

This video from Juan Brown reports on an unsettling letter from California Governor Newsome regarding a PG&E bancruptcy case. LINKS: UPDATE 13 Dec Newsom Rejects Bankruptcy Plan-https://htv-prod-media.s3.amazonaws.c… Camp Fire Report:…

Brits Lose Interest In Green Cars As Government Cuts Subsidies

From The GWPF The number of green cars sold in Britain has fallen for the first time in two years after the government cut subsidies. Last month 13,314 “alternatively fuelled”…

South Australia’s latest green energy scam – the floundering tower of power

Only the Australian government, the Australian media, and Nature Energy can believe it possible to build a plant at half the cost and produce three times more electricity than what…

Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policy

Princeton University, Engineering School Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in large part, on public policy, according to new…

‘Clean energy leader’ PG&E Filing Bankruptcy – rejects investor bailout – massive rate hike looms

If only they’d spent more money on keeping their infrastructure maintained instead of chasing green dreams. From Zero Hedge late yesterday: Confirming earlier reports that distressed California utility PG&E had…

The “tippy top” plan for a “Green New Deal’s” same-old misanthropy

Guest essay by Dr. Charles Battig Organized by the Sunrise Movement, over 200 youth activists supported by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took over House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office the morning of November…

100 Percent Renewable Energy—Poor Policy for Electricity Rate Payers

    By Steve Goreham Two states and more than 80 cities and counties have now announced a goal of receiving 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources. Wind,…

Elon Musk sued for fraud by SEC, Tesla electric car company stock tanks

U.S. securities regulators on Thursday sought to force Tesla Inc. TSLA -0.67% Chief Executive Elon Musk out of the company he helped get off the ground about 15 years ago, alleging he misled shareholders when he…

The “solar road” results are in, and predictably, they suck

Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world’s roads with solar panels.…

New lithium battery design eats up carbon dioxide while charging

Lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT could be…

Climate Proposal: Reduce Food Miles with Urban Food Produced Under Grow Lights

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Worried about food miles? The solution according to these greens is growing food in your basement under grow lights. Driverless cars and climate change prompt…

A question that gives pause: If Solar And Wind Are So Cheap, Why Are They Making Electricity So Expensive?

By Michael Shellenberger, President, Environmental Progress. Over the last year, the media have published story after story after story about the declining price of solar panels and wind turbines. People who read these stories are understandably…

Study: Light from energy saving LED's may be giving us cancer

From the “law of unintended consequences” department comes this finding, suggesting that the push for eco-friendly energy savings may be doing more harm to us than good. Study links night…

A positive perspective on electric vehicles

Because we recently ran a story that was highly critical of electric cars, here’s a positive story for balance. – Anthony Guest essay by Jan Kjetil Andersen, Jkandersen.no Csens.org I…

How Solar And Wind Are Causing Electricity Prices To Skyrocket

The following article was written by a leading environmental activist, who’s also running for governor of California, not some fossil-fuel advocate. Guest essay by Michael Schellenberger Over the last year,…

MIT Finding: Relying on renewables alone significantly inflates the cost of overhauling energy

Evidence points to the need for a broader range of clean power beyond just wind and solar. by James Temple A growing number of US cities and states have proposed or…

Friday Funny – The ultimate in 'Range Anxiety' for @spacex

This week marked a spectacular achievement by Elon Musk’s company SpaceX; a mostly successful (they lost the core booster) test of the Falcon Heavy booster and recovery system, along with…