Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017 A new paper prepared by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Earth System Laboratory and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is drawing attention in policy circles in the U.S. The paper critiques the claims of a study by Mark Jacobson et. al. … Continue reading Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

DIRE CONSEQUENCES: DESTROYING ALBERTA’S AFFORDABLE POWER ADVANTAGE

New report-"Dire Consequences: Destroying Alberta's Affordable Power Advantage" dire-consequences-blackout-final-sept-28-2016 Supplementary Data/Graphs dire-consequences-supplementary-final-sept-28-2016 Affordable energy is an Alberta Advantage, one we have enjoyed for years, thanks to an abundant, high-quality coal supply (which Albertans own), willing investors, responsible industry and ever-improving, sensible air quality regulations and mitigation techniques. Energy runs through every aspect of modern society. … Continue reading DIRE CONSEQUENCES: DESTROYING ALBERTA’S AFFORDABLE POWER ADVANTAGE

Climate. CHANGE! The Totalitarian Temptation

Contributed by Drieu Godefridi, Ph.D., lawyer  ©September 2016 English version of "La tentation totalitaire de l'écologie" In 2010 I published a modest essay in epistemology (IPCC: A Scientific Body? ) characterizing the IPCC - UN study group on climate - as a political organization (and not a scientific one). At the time, I was virtually … Continue reading Climate. CHANGE! The Totalitarian Temptation