By P Gosselin on 30. December 2022
Symbol photo. Grafenrheinfeld power plant, Germany – 2013, Avda – Own work. CC BY-SA 3.0 Italy is planning an energy U-turn reports, the Berliner Morgenpost: “So while Germany is saying goodbye to the use of nuclear energy, the technology is making a comeback in Italy, where people turned away from it almost 40 years ago. This is […]
Greta Thunberg Fractures German Greens With Her Call To Continue Operation Of Hated Nuclear Power Plants
By P Gosselin on 16. October 2022
By Robert Grünfeld, EIKE (Translated/edited by P. Gosselin) Af Jan Ainali – still picture out of File: Greta Thunberg i Bryssel.webm, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75565690 German talk show host Sandra Maischberger interviewed climate activist Greta Thunberg in her native Sweden. The interview aired on Wednesday. Many climate policy critics see Greta Thunberg (19) as a […]
By P Gosselin on 16. September 2022
The Green New Deal in Europe is quickly turning into a House of Horrors One excellent site with all the late latest energy crisis developments in Germany and Europe is Blackout News here. Here are some of the more notable headlines of the past week: Europe’s largest aluminum plant cuts production by 22% due to […]
By P Gosselin on 13. February 2022
Asia goes nuclear while Europe goes bust By Fred F. Mueller During the past few decades, a quiet but all the more important divergence has begun to evolve between Asia und Europe: their respective attitudes towards climate change and nuclear energy. In their crusade against what they perceive as a looming climate catastrophe, most European […]
By P Gosselin on 25. November 2017
Spiegel science journalist Axel Bojanowski here interviewed James Hansen, the former director of NASA GISS and one of the most prominent warners of CO2 induced global warming. Former NASA GISS director James Hansen calls exit from nuclear energy “a huge mistake”. Photo: NASA – nasa.gov, (archived) In the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan […]
Trump: Paris Accord Rejection Matter Of Sovereignty…Announces “New Era Of American Energy Dominance”!
By P Gosselin on 30. June 2017
President Donald Trump gave remarks at the “Unleashing American Energy” event. If there are still any lingering questions as to the president’s commitment to dumping the Paris Accord, they can now be laid to rest for good. In his remarks at an event also attended by both energy executives and trade unionists, the President described the […]
Analysis: Adding More Solar, Wind Power Increases Dependence On Fossil Fuels, ‘Doubles’ CO2 Emissions
By Kenneth Richard on 24. November 2016
As the reputed world leader in green energy policy, Germany plans to eliminate nuclear power as an energy source in the next 5 years. A 2011 decision to phase out nuclear power by 2022 has meant that renewables like wind and solar power are expected to swiftly take the place of nuclear energy on the German power […]
German Wind Power Goes Completely AWOL For The 11th Time This Year…Fossils, Nuclear Again To The Rescue!
By P Gosselin on 20. March 2015
It’s a good thing Germany still has a lot of conventional power supply from coal and nuclear on line. Otherwise the entire country would have blacked out this morning during the partial eclipse of the sun. Conventional fuel saved the day. As the following diagram depicts, there was almost no wind output from Germany’s 40 […]
By P Gosselin on 18. February 2015
One of the biggest miscalculations that the global warming alarmists have made is claiming that global CO2 emissions must reach their peak by 2020 and then begin falling rapidly. If they don’t, there will be no chance of reaching the 2°C maximum warming target. Planetary catastrophe will ensue, the alarmists claim. British energy behemoth BP […]
German Federal Analysis Sees “Massive Threats To Security And Reliability Of Electric Power Supply System”!
By P Gosselin on 8. October 2014
So much for Germany’s transformation to “green” energies. Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway) is the federal authority overseeing and regulating the German electrical power grid, among other networks. At its site it has a link to an expert assessment report that analyzes the needs of and risks to the German […]
By P Gosselin on 10. July 2014
Press release from the International Energy Agency =========================================== Around $80 billion wasted on power for online devices in 2013 Simple measures can keep problem of inefficient ‘network standby’ from worsening in years ahead, IEA report says 2 July 2014 Paris Today, the world’s 14 billion online electronic devices – such as set-top boxes, modems, printers and […]
Obama Plan Will Have Miniscule Global Impact…Der Spiegel: CO2 Will Keep Rising 1.1% Annually For Next 20 Years!
By P Gosselin on 2. June 2014
[Note: The report at Spiegel is one that comes from the DPA German news agency.] The online Der Spiegel writes how global CO2 emissions are projected to keep rising strongly, 1.1% annually, at least until 2035 – thanks to strong economic growth in emerging countries like India and China. Obama’s newly announced actions to curb CO2 emissions […]