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  • New U.S. Tax Reform Threatens Wind Subsidy Farmers

    • Date: 06/12/17
    • Lisa Linowes, MasterResource
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    The Senate tax bill that passed last weekend could spell an end to the massive green wealth-transfer program. After 25-years of subsidy-driven financing, the wind industry is entirely reliant on tax-equity investors, willing to accept tax credits in return for funding a significant percentage of their project costs. Tax equity now accounts for up to 60% of […]

  • Tesla Is Where Hype Goes To Die

    • Date: 06/12/17
    • Wolf Richter, Business Insider
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    Tesla – which lost $619 million in Q3 – delivered only 3,590 vehicles in November in the US, down 18% from a year ago. Friday was the monthly moment of truth for automakers in the US. They reported the number of new vehicles that their dealers delivered to their customers and that the automakers delivered directly to […]

  • Global Warming Lower and Slower Than Models Predicted, Says New Study

    • Date: 06/12/17
    • Ron Bailey, Reason Online
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    A new study using more than 38 years satellite and weather balloon temperature data hypothesizes that global temperatures are going up more slowly than projected by most climate models. And right on time, these results were challenged by other researchers who defend the scientific climate consensus as embodied in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports. […]

  • In Praise Of Phasing Out Of Energy Subsidies

    • Date: 05/12/17
    • Jenny Grimberg, Being Libertarian
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    Renewables cannot pay for themselves today and will not be able to do so tomorrow, and in the process they will destroy other viable, clean sources of energy that are truly affordable. The GOP has managed to push through tax reform in the Senate, weeks after the House had voted to pass it. While the […]

  • Renewable Energy Stocks Take A Beating As Tax Bill Passes U.S. Senate

    • Date: 05/12/17
    • Investor's Business Daily
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    First Solar and other renewable-energy stocks took a beating Monday as the tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate early Saturday contained provisions that could harm wind and solar energy investment and deployment. Vestas share price Several organizations supporting the renewable-energy sector sent a joint statement to members of the Senate, asking them to reconsider the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax, […]

  • U.S. Justice Department In Talks With Climate Scientists For Climate Court Battle

    • Date: 04/12/17
    • E&E News
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    Justice Department lawyers are quietly courting climate scientists for a simmering legal fight that could have massive implications for government global warming policies. In recent months, Department of Justice officials have met with Ken Caldeira, an atmospheric scientist in the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution for Science, as well as Judith Curry, […]

  • Arctic Refreezes After Warm El Nino Year, Melting Pause Continues

    • Date: 04/12/17
    • Ron Clutz, Science Matters
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    Latest observations show that Arctic sea ice extent has not declined in the last decade. Given the fluctuations in daily sea ice measurements, climatology typically relies on monthly averages. November daily extents are now fully reported and the 2017 November monthly results can be compared with years of the previous decade.  MASIE showed 2017 reached […]

  • Electric Vehicles Aren’t Taking Over Our Roads as Fast as Hype Artists Claim

    • Date: 04/12/17
    • Vaclav Smil, IEEE Spectrum
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    Both the rate of EV adoption and the environmental benefits the vehicles will produce have been oversold Let me begin with a disclaimer: I am neither promoting electric vehicles nor denigrating them. I simply observe that the rational case for accepting EVs has been undermined by unrealistic market forecasts and a disregard for the environmental effects […]

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