Increasing Electricity System Fragility in the UK

From The GWPF Date: 04/03/19 Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor The UK’s electricity network is likely to become significantly weaker within five years, due to falling Short Circuit Levels that reduce the reliability of protection systems designed to limit the geographical extent of supply loss during a fault, and also make it more likely…

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UK carbon emissions down six years in a row

I find these figures a little hard to believe.~ctm The UK’s carbon dioxide emissions fell for the sixth year in a row last year, the longest continuous run of reductions on record, analysis suggests. Emissions fell to 361 million tonnes, their lowest level since 1888, when the first Football League match was played and Jack…

Homeowners with solar panels are ‘giving their excess power to the grid for free’ after government closes energy payment scheme

From The Daily Mail The Business Department has announced the closure of the ‘export tariff’ It currently pays householders for excess power that is fed back into the grid  Opponents warned that ending the tariff would leave householders who install panels from April having to give away their power to energy companies free By Joe…

So What Happened to the Journalism?

 John Ridgway “Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation.” Edward R. Murrow Back in 2013 the UK’s Parliamentary Science and Technology Select Committee could be found holding an enquiry into the communication of climate science. Now, I admit I’m a little late in bringing this to your attention, but topicality is not my…

The great carbon scam

From The Toronto Sun We pay to reduce our emissions, other nations hide theirs By Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun First posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 02:04 PM EDT | Updated: Saturday, August 12, 2017 02:06 PM EDT One thing you learn on the climate change beat is that the best journalism is done overseas. In…

Global EV and related climate alarmist colossal messes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin EVs have been hyped by the climate alarmist renewable energy activist crowd as an effective approach for reducing greenhouse gas emissions regarding transportation energy consumption, which for many nations is a large portion of their total energy use. EVs are fundamentally energy handicapped due to the low energy density of…