"Ifeji, a Bangor High School senior, said she did not have climate education". SOUND THE ALARM.
How about we nail down reading, writing and arithmetic first. Then maybe with the arithmetic the next generations will be able to keep an eye on all the taxpayer money being thrown away on outright nonsense.
Maine Public | By Carol Bousquet
Published April 27, 2022 at 4:39 PM EDT
Lawmakers have approved more than…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 28, 2022 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments
Harwood, the public advocate, believes Maine’s standard offer bid process needs to be adjusted. One approach could be to seek bids for both long- and short-term contracts, to smooth out rate impacts as a hedge against volatility. But the real answer, he said, is for New England states to speed up the transition to renewable generation and away from their dependence on natural gas.…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 28, 2022 at 12:35am — 4 Comments
I don't agree with everything that scientist Vaclav Smil says here, but it's refreshing to hear from someone who has the confidence to call BS on the delusional. Speaking one's mind .....there is hope.
This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real
By David Marches
The “really” in the title of Vaclav Smil’s newest book, “How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 26, 2022 at 1:06am — 10 Comments
Is 'green' really clean?
Dated: April 15, 2022 by Sharyl Attkisson
This week, Easter Sunday on Full Measure, we'll replay my investigation on the topic. In case you missed it the first time, catch it this week and tell your friends!
We'll also report on a push in…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 15, 2022 at 9:52am — 3 Comments
Update: The BDN is now carrying this article. I'm not sure when it went up. Looks like some of the usual "Cats Kill Birds" wind industry shills are infesting the comments. But also there seems to be considerable common sense brewing. People are likely figuring out that so much of what we have been told (and not just about wind) is not true and it's usually the exact opposite that's what's true.…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 13, 2022 at 1:30pm — 14 Comments
Two bills under consideration seek to balance the desire for solar incentives with the burden of high electricity bills.
By Tux Turkel
Two bills now before the Legislature are aimed at reducing future sticker shock for electricity customers, without completely eroding the incentives that have attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in solar investment from across the world in…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 13, 2022 at 9:30am — 3 Comments
Should we even be subjecting our engines and small engines to ethanol in the first place?
By Mark Moore
April 12, 2022
Suspending a federal rule barring the sale of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline during the summer months in the latest bid to reduce prices at the pump as inflation reaches new highs.
While visiting an ethanol…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 12, 2022 at 1:44pm — 7 Comments
NextEra Energy subsidiary ESI Energy pleaded guilty to three counts of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act during a Tuesday court appearance in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was charged in the deaths of eagles at three of its wind farms in Wyoming and New Mexico. In addition to those deaths, golden and bald eagles were killed at wind farms affiliated with ESI and NextEra since 2012 in eight states, prosecutors said: Wyoming, California, New Mexico, North Dakota, Colorado, Michigan, Arizona…
Added by Long Islander on April 7, 2022 at 5:00am — No Comments
The large scale solar arrays popping up in Maine like mushrooms become more hideous looking the more knowledge one has over their fecklessness and multiple costs. The town boards falling prey to the solar snake oil industry owe it to the people to become educated in these matters. As it stands now, almost none of these elected decision makers have any business deciding energy issues, issues they are simply not equipped to challenge. Doing "something" simply for the perceived need of…Continue
Added by Long Islander on April 2, 2022 at 1:00pm — 10 Comments
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