Democrats deliberately conceal global energy & CO2 emissions realities from the public

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The Democratic Party’s Green New Deal energy schemes pushing pipe dreams of 100% emissions free electricity in the U.S. by 2050 conceal well established global energy and emissions realities showing world fossil fuel use and CO2 emissions will continue to significantly increase in future decades regardless of the misguided, hugely…

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Debunking 3 doomster stories about energy & climate

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus Website Larry Kummer, Editor Geopolitical News 1 July 2019 Summary: An oddity of US political debates is that both Left and Right lie like rugs. See three fun but telling falsehoods from a comment yesterday. They express widely held beliefs about energy use in America. They hide some good news.…

Inherent unreliable renewables dictate GND “100% renewable electricity” mandate yields unavoidable GHG emissions

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The Green New Deal (GND) and California’s SB 100 are both draconian and completely unrealistic pipe dreams that politically mandate “100% renewable electricity” for the U.S. and California respectively. A new 117 page study from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has determined that these politically contrived schemes of “100% renewable…

The decline of Weather Dependent Renewables in Europe: 2008 – 2018

Reposted from edmhdotme Introduction The EurObserv’ER organisation publishes data annually on all types of EU28 Renewable installations and their productivity.  EurObser’ER is backed by the EU and promotes the transition to Renewables.  Their report for Solar power in 2019 here is a typical example of their annual data output for each technology. Photovoltaic barometer 2019…

Bjørn Lomborg: No, renewables are not taking over the world.

Bjørn Lomborg writes on his Facebook page: We’re constantly being told how renewables are close to taking over the world. We’re told they are so cheap they’ll undercut fossil fuels and reign supreme pretty soon. That would be nice. If they were cheaper, they could cut our soaring electricity bills. With cheap and abundant power,…

Report: Green Energy Economy Is Simply ‘Impossible’

A new report is out from The Manhattan Institute Date: 03/26/19 Mark P. Mills, Manhattan Institute Hydrocarbons—oil, natural gas, and coal—are the world’s principal energy resource today and will continue to be so in the foreseeable future. Wind turbines, solar arrays, and batteries, meanwhile, constitute a small source of energy, and physics dictates that they…