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Don’t show customers ​the cost of cap and trade​, Ontario Energy Board tells utilities

Originally posted on Consumer Policy Institute:
Rather than ensure the costs of Ontario’s cap and trade program are fully transparent to natural gas customers, the Ontario Energy Board has decided to lump them in with other delivery charges. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has decided that natural gas bills shouldn’t identify the cost to customers…

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Luvvies Fly To St Tropez To Save Planet

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood???????? ? ? http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2016/07/21/leo-dicaprio-raises-45-million-global-warming-gala-last-generation-can-stop-climate-change/ ? Breitbart reports on the Luvvies’ Love In at St Tropez: ? Leonardo DiCaprio sounded a dire warning at his charity foundation’s annual climate change gala in St. Tropez Wednesday night, telling the dozens of celebrities and dignitaries in…

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With the Lessons from SA’s Wind Power Disaster Nothing Justifies the Endless Acoustic Torture of Wind Farm Victims

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
The wind industry in Australia today is in a state of constant hysteria. The events that have culminated in South Australia’s electricity supply and pricing calamity have thrown a spotlight on wind power, with public sentiment shifting from benign indifference to outright hostility (readers of The Australian’s online stories…

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With the Lessons from SA’s Wind Power Disaster Nothing Justifies the Endless Acoustic Torture of Wind Farm Victims

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
The wind industry in Australia today is in a state of constant hysteria. The events that have culminated in South Australia’s electricity supply and pricing calamity have thrown a spotlight on wind power, with public sentiment shifting from benign indifference to outright hostility (readers of The Australian’s online stories…

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New York Times: There Are Serious Problems With Wind And Solar

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood? ? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/business/energy-environment/how-renewable-energy-is-blowing-climate-change-efforts-off-course.html?_r=2 ? A thoughtful piece from the New York Times: ? Is the global effort to combat climate change, painstakingly agreed to in Paris seven months ago, already going off the rails? Germany, Europe’s champion for renewable energy, seems to be…

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Professor Peter Wadhams will not bet on his own sea-ice predictions

Another failed climate prediction…. Watts Up With That? Remember back in September 2012 Professor Peter Wadhams famously said that Arctic sea ice would disappear within four years? He also had another prediction in 2013, saying that due to the “methane emergency”, Arctic Sea ice would disappear within 2 years. Even Gavin Schmidt thought that was… Continue reading Professor Peter Wadhams will not bet on his own sea-ice predictions

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South Australia’s Lessons for the World: Subsidised Wind Power The Fastest Route to Social & Economic Disaster

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Judith Sloan: lays out a lesson on avoiding economic & social disaster. **** In a week when the mainstream media have been (finally) laying out the catastrophic results of South Australia’s ludicrous attempt to power itself on sunshine and breezes, it would be rude not to include this cracking…

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Climate science or climate advocacy?

Watts Up With That? Students are learning energy and climate change advocacy, not climate science Guest opinion by David R. Legates For almost thirty years, I have taught climate science at three different universities. What I have observed is that students are increasingly being fed climate change advocacy as a surrogate for becoming climate science… Continue reading Climate science or climate advocacy?