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Category Archives: John Droz
Politics over science … does the security of the nation matter?
A must read by Lisa Linowes at MasterResource: “Wind Energy and Radar: A National Security Issue” We at AT discussed the hostage politics of the Oregon wind deal in this post from May, 2010: Defense Secretary Gates: “homeland security concerns … Continue reading
Frank Maisano and the “merry handful”
What happened Mr. Maisano! Didn’t you get the memo? You won! There’s nothing standing in the way of the Pinnacle Wind project, and there hasn’t been since the WV PSC gave permission months ago. In fact, if US WindForce had … Continue reading
John Droz, Jr. on industrial wind … “debate the science, not the emotion.”
John Droz, Jr.,physicist and long time environmentalist, was recently invited to address Cape Cod citizens regarding industrial wind. According to responses, some 95% of attendees gave his presentation very positive marks. Always seeking the opportunity for discussion about the science … Continue reading
John Droz Jr. at MasterResource: Scientists versus Lobbyists: Looking for a Winning Strategy Against Big Wind
John Droz Jr. discusses citizen group strategy to counter big wind at MasterResource. Please proceed to the first installment of his excellent presentation via this link: Scientists versus Lobbyists: Looking for a Winning Strategy Against Big Wind Related link: Rethinking … Continue reading
Small town nukes and industrial wind – energy’s promising future and its ancient past.
Thanks to Larry Thomas for pointing out this article from National Geographic on “Small Town Nukes.” Seeing it reminded me of a presentation I attended nearly a year ago, when I first began to question my belief in industrial wind. See, I … Continue reading
Industrial Wind: Is there “a shift in the climate of opinion?”
Many readers of Allegheny Treasures point to a significant reassessment of industrial wind’s potential as a reliable source of “clean and green” power. We note, in a piece by RocNow’s Steve Orr, he writes: “Some say the shine has worn … Continue reading
Rethinking wind power – John Droz, Jr. | Cleantech Group
Post shared courtesy of the Cleantech Group. Physicist John Droz argues that wind fails six of seven tests as a commercial power source, and is “an insult to science and mankind.” For the first hundred years or so of commercial … Continue reading
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Selling Industrial Wind: Government, the Media and Common Sense – UPDATE
UPDATE 1/30/2010: Mr. Boone’s work is published at MasterResource. Note supporting comment to the article by John Droz: One more consideration about Denmark’s “success” with wind energy. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the average cost of electricity for … Continue reading
Nuclear Energy – powering our future.
Mr. John Droz, Jr., a physicist and environmental advocate, has long proposed a national plan to promote scientifically sound energy (and environmental) solutions. We thank him for making available this important email he received from Dr. Ed Berry, an atmospheric … Continue reading
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“Quote of the Month” – Courtesy of John Droz, Jr.
Adding a comment to Dr. Michael Trebilcock’s recent article at the Financial Post, John Droz, Jr. offered that “Wind needs to be in our energy mix to the same degree that Twinkies need to be in our diet.” Clear and … Continue reading
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