A key element of AWED’s efforts is public education. Towards that end, every three weeks we put together a newsletter to balance what is found in the mainstream media about energy and the environment. We appreciate MasterResource for their assistance in publishing this information.
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:…Continue
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The newspaper will publish a series on climate change in Maine as part of a cooperative international media effort to focus attention on the issue on the eve of a critical UN Climate Summit.
The Portland Press Herald will publish a special series in September on the impacts of climate change on Maine that is part of an international effort by 170 news outlets to highlight the issue on the eve of a critical U.N. Climate Summit.
The project, called Covering Climate Now,…Continue
August 28, 2019
Today we introduce a new approach to online commenting. As we continue to add more benefits to our subscription offerings, the ability to participate in online discussions on PressHerald.com will be for subscribers only.
Different from ubiquitous tools like “email to a friend” or social sharing, commenting won’t be a de facto feature on every story. Instead, we intend to use the commenting tool less frequently but with more…Continue
Less than four years ago in Maine:
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Note that bids must be submitted to John Baldacci's Avangrid's United Illuminating, among others.
August 19, 2019
Some of the more important articles in this issue are:
Cost-Effective ‘Renewable’ Energy Is A Fictional Construct
There is no conservative momentum for a carbon tax
Bill Gates: The hidden costs of unreliable electricity
Why should we subsidize tomorrow’s rich in the name of the climate?
It’s Time to Flip the Bird to Wind Turbines
The New Gas Revolution That Could Make Renewable Energy Obsolete
If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,’ Get Ready to Dig…
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Sign at Angus King's Record Hill wind project in the western mountains of Maine which has grossly scarred pristine Roxbury Pond and befouled the view from Rumford Whitecap. The Land for Maine’s Future Board supported the acquisition of the Rumford Whitecap preserve in 2007.
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The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts.
The Interior Department has ordered an…Continue
Hancock owner Novatus is of course the company which employs former EUT co-chair Stacey Fitts who helped kill about a dozen citizen initiated wind bills in the EUT committee. See: http://www.windtaskforce.org/photo/abstain-for-maine
Additionally, former Baldacci chief counsel and PUC Chair Kurt Adams, who according to the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, received…Continue
'Planet of the Humans' questions the common wisdom about electric cars, solar panels, windmills and the like.
What if alternative energy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? That’s the provocative question explored in the documentary “Planet of the Humans,” which is backed and promoted by…Continue