The Green Energy Wall Gradually Coming Into Focus

The best thing to end the wind/solar craziness will be to have one or two jurisdictions fail spectacularly as a lesson to everyone else. I wouldn’t have wanted my own…

New York City Goes Pedal to the Metal on Electric Vehicles.

…all heavy-duty vehicles purchased after 2028 to be zero emissions

Keeping You Up to Date On New York’s Progress Toward Green Energy Utopia

You’re going to have to hold a new auction. And the prices that will be bid will be as high or higher than those just demanded by these developers.

The Solution to Extreme Weather Issues is not to Reduce GHG Emissions

Ryan Maue checked out the Central Park precipitation data and found that on September 23, 1882 the site measured the highest daily value of 8.28” and that this recent event…

“A Missed Opportunity”: Biden to Skip This Week’s New York UN Climate Summit

In the midst of widespread climate protests, Biden has decided to skip the UN summit and send John Kerry in his place.

New York Urgently Needs To Confront the Contradiction of Trying To Electrify Everything While Also Eliminating Fossil Fuels

dispatchable emissions-free resource

New York Senator Is Taking Legislative Action to Stop The “Transition” Until A Fossil Fuel Replacement Is Identified.

Today, world leaders have NO planned replacement for the supply chain of products that are made from the oil derivatives manufactured from crude oil that did not exist two hundred…

Another Non-reassuring Report On New York’s Energy Future

Hey, these are just “suggestions.” Go ahead and spend twenty years and a few hundred billions of dollars trying to build it out. Maybe it will work, maybe it won’t.…

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

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.  

On To The Great Future Of Offshore Wind Power

The climate cultists on the Climate Action Council think that they can just order this up, and then it will happen.

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…

New York Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate

The State’s obsession with being a climate leader is pointless.  Worse there is no recognition that the pursuit of zero emissions has unintended consequences and will likely cause more harm…

California And New York: Do Not Back Off Your World-Beating Green Energy Schemes!

Today the Manhattan Contrarian formally calls upon the states of California and New York: Whatever you do, do not back down from your crash program of green energy schemes!

New York Legislative Race to the Bottom

One last point.  In another outstanding example of cluelessness, the underlying argument that the primary reason fuel prices have gone up is because the evil oil companies are making windfall…

Biden’s climate policies realized: New York’s ‘Home Energy Crisis’ – ‘More than a million households are 60 days in arrears on their energy bills, with an avg. of $1,427.71 in debt, & shut-offs are increasing’

More than 471,629 disconnection notices were sent out in April 2022 for residential customers across New York State, with Orange and Rockland counties leading the way, with 79 shutoffs that…

Can California Really Achieve 85% Carbon-Free Electricity By 2030?

So the message to Californians is, invest some hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayer and ratepayer money over the next eight years in complete blind faith that our models…

My Testimony On New York’s “Scoping Plan” To Achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions

I’m not fooling myself into thinking that this will have any immediate impact. I will say that among all the other speakers, not a one addressed or attempted to refute…

The People Promising Us “Net Zero” Have No Clue About the Energy Storage Problem

Yes, we are to be completely dependent on so-called “DEFR” technologies, which have not been invented yet and as to which “significant uncertainties” exist. Could this get any more ridiculous?

WUWT New York State Net Zero Plan Summary

Despite their best efforts to game their numbers to claim that the cost of inaction exceeds the cost of action for the Climate Act New York State has to rely…

Finally, New York State Tells The World How To Achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions

New York may be a late-comer to Net Zero plans, but by God, our politicians and bureaucrats are so much smarter than those clowns across the country or the pond.…

Which Country Or U.S. State Will Be The First To Hit The Renewable Energy Wall?

From the MANHATTAN CONTRARIAN December 17, 2021/ Francis Menton In the fantasy of wealthy woke environmentalists, the world has recognized that it is on the brink of an existential climate crisis…

When The Costs Hit Home, Nobody Will Give Up Fossil Fuels

my post this past Sunday, no amount of fake happy talk in the so-called “Glasgow Climate Pact” can obscure the obvious fact that nobody agreed to anything.

Heat Waves vs. Observed Data

What is clear is that a distance of approximately 300 miles and an altitude difference of 780 feet has produced very different temperature data in these two locations. The heatwave…

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