As if they weren’t already a no go in the marketplace, solar and wind are even more silly with fracking and oil production up.
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The President’s list of executive action to combat climate change is Federal largesse and no climate results. Continue reading
There is much activity in the UN climate arena at the moment, as they push for yet another “Global Agreement on Climate Change”
At the moment, UNFCC executive secretary, Christina Figueres is boasting that they have an agreement to come to an agreement by 2015. Whilst it is to be hoped that this agreement to agree goes the way of previous ones, it highlights that they haven’t gone away and are determined to keep pressing on, no matter that the AGW paradigm is collapsing.
“The spate of layoffs that wind industry advocates have warned about has accelerated in recent weeks, with workers losing their jobs in key wind states such as Iowa and Colorado in a trend expected to continue at least into next year.” – Nick Juliano, “Wind Layoffs Mostly Hitting Constituents of PTC Supporters,” Greenwire, August 29, 2012. Continue reading
The province of North Holland has decided to stop building new wind turbines. There will be a total ban on new wind turbines by the end of the year, according to deputy Mr Bond. He says that large wind turbines do not fit into the province’s landscape. The decision is a setback for about twenty planned wind projects in North Holland which will not be approved. Full story (in Dutch)
Chinese solar companies expect the European Commission to announce within days a formal investigation into their alleged dumping of solar panels in Europe, which could result in heavy tariffs being imposed on them next year. Continue reading
As David Cameron may have learned when he read PPE at Oxford, property rights are a cornerstone of our liberty, our security, our civilisation. Wiser political thinkers than Dave have long understood this. Continue reading