Renewables

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  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47063973 Interesting article examining the impact of the colonisation of the Americas in the 16th century and the impact on the climate. The cost in terms...
      


  2. What are the chances the UN is working toward world stability by defunding Russia, in particular, and preventing them from becoming a huge threat...
      


  3. I came across some news story about Japan becoming a net importer of oil products again and that got me thinking. Given their technology...
      


  4. The things modern science can do...
      


  5.   Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources, tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels, that could greatly improve living standards and reduce...
      


  6. Excellent story of Reuters Nestled between icy peaks and lapped in frozen ocean waters, the tiny town of Tasiilaq in southeastern Greenland is home to...
      


  7. So how's that "renewable energy" Solar and Wind power working out this week for militant environmental extremists in the U.S. who demand to keep oil &...


  8. Australia will easily meet Paris climate accord target - study Well done, Australia!
      


  9. Floating solar panels? If they float, that is. Fascinating stuff.
      


  10. Unfinished nuclear plants have cost customers billions as have old nuclear plants that should have been retired but are kept alive by political cronies...
      


  11. “To say that electric cars are the end of oil is definitely misleading,” said the IEA's Fatih Birol at the WEF in Davos. Not...
      


  12. The world’s largest “virtual battery plant” is now operating in the Arabian desert Interesting.
      


  13. "We must ... face the existential threat of our time: the climate crisis," Pelosi said in her opening address to Congress.    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/01/03/nancy-pelosi-climate-change-congress-1059148


  14. EIA forecasts renewables will be fastest growing source of electricity generation
      


  15. The amount of energy a solar cell generates is enough to 'replicate itself' in a matter of days. 'Replication' means reducing SiO2 (silicon dioxide)...
      


  16. I've been mentioning for sometime about the excessive weight of some of these virtue signaling performance EVs. ( 2 tons plus ) Physics seems...


  17. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/north-sea-rocks-could-store-months-of-renewable-energy/ "As always the problem is money." Indeed. Such a cool idea, though.
      


  18. A boom in garbage is almost always the result of two related phenomena: urbanization and income growth. Rural dwellers moving to the city shift...
      


  19. Rocks at the bottom of the North Sea may provide the perfect storage location for renewable energy, according to a new study. Excess power could...


  20. Hi all, I greatly appreciate reading your posts and responses and wonder what you think.  My other half said that old cars are more environmentally...


  21.   ... and green has a price! "All sources of electricity face the same trilemma in the 21st century: carbon emissions, continuity of supply and cost....
      


  22. The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast autobahns could be over if the government adopts draft proposals on climate protection put forward...
      


  23.  present prices on bioethanol
      


  24. Forbes: China Is Set To Become The World's Renewable Energy Superpower, According To New Report  Jan 19, 2019  "The renewables revolution enhances the global leadership...
      


  25. New study by researchers from Michigan State University shows that dam construction involves higher environmental and social costs than previously estimated.  A lot of developed...


  26. Last year was the fourth warmest on record, extending a scorching streak driven by rising concentrations of man-made greenhouse gases, the European Union’s Copernicus...
      


  27. China: No Wind Or Solar If It Can't Beat Coal On Price Now, you ren haters, don't be quick to mwahaha because one solar project...
      


  28. China will launch a series of subsidy-free wind and solar projects this year to take advantage of a rapid fall in construction costs since...
      


  29. More than one-third of the United States’ nuclear power fleet—21 of 60 facilities that provide low-carbon electricity—will be or could be shuttered in the...


  30.   Turn About is Fair Play: Ethanol Industry Zings the Oil Industry with Brilliant Branding Strategy     FIRST, A LITTLE BACKGROUND Marc J. Rauch A hundred years ago, as internal...

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