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Death From Air Pollution?

Jack Dini

BY JACK DINI - How many people do you know who died from air pollution? I’m hard pressed to come up with one name. However, if I lived in Canada, things might be different. For years, Canadians have been barraged by grim data detailing with incredible precision, the massive effect of air pollution on human mortality. […]

September 10th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Energy and Environment: Scotland Wind Farms Versus United States in Protecting Birds

Golden Eagle Courtesy US Fish and Wildlife Service

BY JACK DINI - Plans for a controversial mega-wind farm on the Isle of Lewis were dropped following fears that golden eagles and other birds would be killed by massive turbine blades. Predictions indicated that up to 22 golden eagles, Scotland’s national bird of prey, could collide with the wind farm turbines over 25 years […]

August 30th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Wind Energy Subsidies Are As Useful As VHS Tape Subsidies

Windmills in Kahuku

The wind production tax credit is set to expire at the end of this year, which has the industry crying out for continued subsidies. Heritage's Nicolas Loris has made the case that the wind energy tax credit makes as much sense as a VHS production tax credit. Can you imagine the logic: "We can't afford to […]

August 20th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Top Coral Biologist Sample Tunnels Coral Disease for DNA Testing

Terry Lilley on Kauai

BY TERRY LILLEY - Yesterday was a great day for science and the long term health of the corals at Tunnels Reef in Kauai. As most of you know I found a new bacterial coral disease at Tunnels about two years ago and this disease has spread all over the north shore of Kauai in the last few months […]

August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Godfather of Global Warming Is Less Alarmed Now

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BY PANOS PREVEDOUROS PHD - Professor James Lovelock is a world-renowned scientist and environmentalist who had a major impact on the development of global warming theory. As the Toronto Sun describes him: Unlike many “environmentalists,” who have degrees in political science, Lovelock, until his recent retirement at age 92, was a much-honored working scientist and academic. In […]

July 9th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Hawaii's Soaring Electricity Rates

Hawaii's soaring electricty rates

BY BOB DJURDJEVIC - In July 2011, I wrote to U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye about the soaring electricity costs in Hawaii, and asked him what he planed to do about it.  My concern at the time was based on my personal micro-level experience and analysis.  Now that we have the full year's data for both […]

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Germany's Solar Failure is a Big Lesson for Hawaii

Panos Prevedouros, PHD

BY PANOS PREVEDOUROS PHD - Bjørn Lomborg recently exposed Germany’s Sunshine Daydream. It's the same daydream that Governor Abercrombie, PUC Chair Mina Morita and the local pseudo-greens have put in motion for Hawaii. Like Germany, our results will be pathetic and the costs will be very high. Here are some highlights of Germany's failed solar […]

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Germany’s Energy Policy Flip-Flop

solar panels

BY JACK DINI - Germany’s experiment with subsidizing inefficient solar technology has failed. “One of the world’s biggest green-energy public-policy experiments is coming to a bitter end in Germany, with important lessons for policymakers elsewhere,” reports Bjorn Lomborg. (1) Germany once prided itself on being the ‘photovoltaic world champion’, doling out generous subsidies—totaling more than […]

March 13th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

Energy, Power, Storage, Distribution, Management

Panos Prevedouros, PHD

BY PANOS PREVEDOUROS PHD - These five words, Energy, Power, Storage, Distribution, Management encapsulate almost all of what's involved with powering up our daily life, production and industry. First, we need to make an important distinction between Energy and Power. We’ve got lots of Energy. We are getting short on Power. Roughly speaking, if we […]

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

China’s Renewables Trumped by Coal

The John E. Amos coal-fired power plant in West Virginia is owned and operated by Appalachian Power, a subsidiary of American Electric Power. (Photo by Cathy Haglund)

BY JACK DINI - Civitas think-tank recently reported, “Wind power is a ‘folly’ which is crippling consumers with increased energy costs.” Civitas claims that ‘unwarranted support’ for wind power is ‘hindering genuine cleaner energy’ and stopping the UK from effectively reducing its carbon dioxide emissions.  The report states wind power is ‘unreliable’ and requires back-up […]

February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Fox Energy and Environment Reports | Read More »

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