Archive for the ‘fossil fuels’ Category:

2022-06-10 Burning FFs Accounts For 87% Global CO2

Burning fossil fuels accounts for 87% of global CO2 emissions. The cost of solar has fallen more quickly than experts predicted. https://cleantechnica.com/2022/06/08/just-the-facts-the-cost-of-solar-has-fallen-more-quickly-than-experts-predicted/

2022-05-30 Examining Big Oil’s Climate Pledges

The house oversight committee examins Big Oil’s climate pledges. They need to hold the fossil fuel industry’s feet to the fire and make them pay penalties for failing to meet climate pledge promises and commitments. https://oversight.house.gov/legislation/hearings/fueling-the-climate-crisis-examining-big-oils-climate-pledges

2022-05-27 Wind Turbine End-of-life Waste

Comparison of wind turbine waste. There really is no comparison – coal power plants generate hundreds of times more fly ash waste than wind turbines, and fly ash is toxic! Compared to coal, wind turbine waste is insignificant! Wind turbine blade waste generates 0.163 kg per MWh over a 20 year period. A coal power

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2022-05-06 Methane Is Much Worse Than CO2

The world has a much more dangerous greenhouse gas than CO2 – it’s methane, also known as natural gas. And huge amounts are locked up in the environment, and may be released by global warming. Biofuelspk said, “… natural gas which is 84 times worse for climate change compared to CO2.” I’ve read the numbers

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2022-04-20 Are You Paying For A Worthless Gas Plant?

Every consumer should understand this very important article about the economic reality of building a gas fired power plant. The term Stranded Asset should be explained. The electric power producers are not making decisions that are in the best interests of their customers and shareholders. The banks should be required to finance new fossil fuel

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2022-04-04 Exxon Is Mining Bitcoin Using Flare Gas

This doesn’t look good. https://ark-invest.com/newsletters/issue-310/

2022-04-01 Manchin’s Coal Conflict Dangerous For Planet

The Earth is being threatened by Joe Manchin’s conflict of interest. https://cleantechnica.com/2022/03/31/manchins-coal-conflict-of-interest-is-dangerous-for-the-planet/

2022-03-30 End $6T Fossil Fuel Bailouts

Tony Seba talks about the fastest way to get to Net Zero – by ending the $6 Trillion/yr fossil fuel bailouts. https://rethinkdisruption.com/carbon-tax-fossil-fuel-bailout/

2022-03-29 Shell “Breached Legal Duties” By Mismanaging Climate Plan

ClientEarth, a European climate law charity, has filed lawsuit alleging that Shell breached its legal duties by mismanaging climate risk. This is a novel approach and if successful could mean big changes for Big Oil and the fossil fuel industry. https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/03/27/shell-breached-legal-duties-by-mismanaging-climate-risk-lawsuit-alleges/

2022-03-25 China’s Green H2 Message Bad News For Russia

China’s green hydrogen message spells bad news for Russia. Quote: << Green hydrogen made no sense as commercial venture back when the cost of wind and solar power was sky-high. As those costs have come down, the green hydrogen market has exploded, and for good reason. Hydrogen is already part and parcel of the modern

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