Warren, Markey take aim at natural gas project

Thought Piece It is embarrassing when any state has both Senators, Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, in the US Congress who are playing politics with proven emission reduction strategies like natural gas and upgraded infrastructure, especially as the State of Massachusetts was at least 50% culpable in cited gas explosion. Finally, here is an honest appraisal [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:12:54-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It Costs $532,000 to Decommission A Single Wind Turbine

Thought Piece The largest uncertainty about renewable energy is the two kinds of technology risk. Like with all new technologies, renewables have a productive life of uncertain length. This is especially problematic when renewables are replacing proven electricity assets with 30, 40, or 50 year lifespans. Not unimportantly, the transition to renewables creates billions and billions [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:19:35-05:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Comments Off on It Costs $532,000 to Decommission A Single Wind Turbine

ACTIVIST UPDATES CLIMATE ATTRIBUTION STUDY TO AID CLIMATE LAWSUITS

Thought Piece When thinking about Professional Wrestling and Washington Politics, with their latest television efforts, I am reminded of the great philosopher Liz Lemon saying: "If reality TV has taught us anything, it's that you can't keep people with no shame down." ACTIVIST UPDATES CLIMATE ATTRIBUTION STUDY TO AID CLIMATE LAWSUITS OCTOBER 1, 2019 | SPENCER [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:19:07-05:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Comments Off on ACTIVIST UPDATES CLIMATE ATTRIBUTION STUDY TO AID CLIMATE LAWSUITS

New Michael Moore-backed doc tackles alternative energy

Thought Piece Well, holy moly. Michael Moore isn’t as doctrinaire as it seems. Or at least this new piece suggests so. “The only indefensible position is certainty.” Anonymous. New Michael Moore-backed doc tackles alternative energy By LINDSEY BAHR | August 8, 2019 See Article

By |2019-10-09T16:22:09-05:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Comments Off on New Michael Moore-backed doc tackles alternative energy

These Scientists Were Disbanded by the EPA — They Plan to Meet Anyway

Thought Piece The appointments of previous EPA for its Clean Air Committees: The Scientific Advisory Committee Particulate Matter Review Panel where 24 of the 26 members received over $190 million in grants & Ozone Panel 17 of the 20 members received over $192 million. These Scientists Were Disbanded by the EPA — They Plan to Meet [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:26:12-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Comments Off on These Scientists Were Disbanded by the EPA — They Plan to Meet Anyway

GREEN GIANTS: AXIOS FINDS SKYROCKETING DONATIONS TO ENVIRO GROUPS

Thought Piece\ How Can Anyone Support Big American Environmental NGO’s and Their Frivolous Lawsuits? First and foremost, the “Keep It In The Ground” has only one “accomplishment,” which is keeping over $91 billion of energy infrastructure from being built or replaced (with both new and upgraded technology). A visible example of this do-nothing approach can be [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:24:23-05:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Comments Off on GREEN GIANTS: AXIOS FINDS SKYROCKETING DONATIONS TO ENVIRO GROUPS

Are We at a Climate Change Turning Point? Obama’s EPA Chief Thinks So

Thought Piece “Climate change is happening,” Gina McCarthy has been saying for years, “We have to stop debating the science.” One might wonder where is the discussion about national and international economic development, the importance of energy efficiency, the state of emission reduction strategies, the growing benefits of the Internet of Things, or other significant technological [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:29:35-05:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |Comments Off on Are We at a Climate Change Turning Point? Obama’s EPA Chief Thinks So

How to Cut Emissions Without Wrecking the Economy

Thought Piece The Abject Failure of Emissions Trading and Carbon Taxation Both, a carbon tax and cap and trade, have yet to provide a single good example of working. In fact, the EU ETS has been an abject failure since its inception in 1997 and its implementation in 2009. Also, CA's trading scheme is just another [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:31:41-05:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Comments Off on How to Cut Emissions Without Wrecking the Economy

The case against fracking is based on ideology, not science

Thought Piece My thought is that profound modesty is the core of international, federal, and state regulations. Also, good global economic development is the best strategy for environmentalism and thoughtful energy usage. The case against fracking is based on ideology, not science By Jeff Jacoby Globe Columnist,September 13, 2019, 4:01 p.m.

By |2019-09-16T14:01:29-05:00September 14th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Comments Off on The case against fracking is based on ideology, not science

Cheap Renewables Could Make 90% of Proposed Gas Power Plants

Thought Piece Look, Ma! Those stinking problems for renewables, wind and solar, have magically disappeared. We no longer have to worry about intermittency, storage, finance, technology, and distribution, thanks to DeSmog. Whew.... Cheap Renewables Could Make 90% of Proposed Gas Power Plants — and Many Pipelines — Obsolete by 2035 September 14, 2019 See Article

By |2019-09-16T14:01:34-05:00September 14th, 2019|Categories: Energy, Thought Piece|Comments Off on Cheap Renewables Could Make 90% of Proposed Gas Power Plants