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http://www.energytribune.com/articles.cfm/11491/Higher-Energy-Prices-Are-Coming-Energy-Shortages-Are-Coming (Marita Noon on “renewable” energy) http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-280.html (Cato Institute/Robert L. Bradley Jr article on not renewable and not green, from 1997) http://www.kcet.org/news/rewire/wind/wind-turbine-starts-fire-near-tehachapi.html (California turbine fire) http://thegwpf.org/energy-news/6336-south-africas-fracking-moratorium-leads-to-new-coal-plants-a-rising-co2-emissions.html (site is not totally up due to hacking but check it later) http://www.masterresource.org/2012/08/aea-freedom-market-energy-bus-tour/ (Master Resource article on energy freedom) http://news.consumerreports.org/home/2012/08/results-of-consumer-reports-wind-turbine-tests.html (an enlightening look at home wind turbines) http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/maritanoon/2012/05/13/wind_energy_the_next_green_blackhole/page/full/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/may/05/sueing-us-government-climate […]
This is a presentation inspired by my piece, “The True Deniers” and the claims of massive funding for wind opponents :
Today I am looking at Americans and their very strange math abilities. While watching a campaign commercial for Obama, I realized why “capacity factor” in wind is regarded as the reality of power produced, even thought actual electrical generation falls far below that. When Americans speak of taxes, there is a tendency to speak of […]
Today is was brought to my attention the Sierra Club has a really nifty glossy booklet explaining all about “deniers” and “wind warriors” with ties to the fuel industry. Once again, there is an insistence that fossil fuel industry (yes, they still use that antiquated term–never mind abiotic oil is reaching mainstream science) has to […]
Glenrock Wind Plant We drove out to check out the Glenrock Wind Farm, built on the site of a reclaimed coal mine. Unlike the Casper Wind Farm, which is said to be built on an old refinery site but actually in on refinery land because the refinery was in town and you can’t put earth-friendly […]