Category Archives: Green Energy

Doug Ford scraps carbon tax plan and sets up climate fight with Trudeau

Ontario’s new rightwing government has ended a carbon pricing policy aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada’s most populous province. The move to scrap the cap-and-trade program puts the provincial Conservative government – led by Doug Ford – directly … Continue reading

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Climate Change: California’s ‘Bold’ Efforts Have Left State Poor, But Done Little To Cut CO2 Emissions | Choking on Virtue

Climate Change: For more than a decade, California has won high praise from environmentalists for its stringent greenhouse gas restrictions. But a new report shows that despite the enormous costs of this effort, the state is doing a worse job … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Of Failed Climate Predictions – YouTube

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Minnesota: Is Wind Energy A Good Idea? Not Really.

You can produce electricity with a wind turbine, but is it good policy to do so? The reality is that wind energy exists solely because of government subsidies. (Don’t take my word for it, just ask Warren Buffett: “We get … Continue reading

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Revisiting of Fuel Standards Is Not a Rollback

Remember, the government evaluates automakers on fuel economy standards by what consumers buy – not what automakers put in dealer showrooms. In short, the buying pattern of the American public has demonstrated that a rigid adherence to the standards — … Continue reading

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China: Bikeaggedon

London has recently been flooded with new bike-share schemes, notably Mobike, and the new yellow Ofo bikes – a company founded in Beijing. Already I’ve seen a few dumped and abandoned around the place. A warning sign? In China, they … Continue reading

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South Australia is giving away Tesla batteries so it can build the world’s biggest virtual power plant

The South Australian government has revealed an ambitious plan to connect 50,000 homes using solar power generation and Tesla batteries to create 250-megawatt (MW) virtual power plant (VPP) — the world’s biggest. On the first day following the announcement, South … Continue reading

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