Category Archives: Robert Bryce

Taxpayer dollars = wind business profits.

Thanks to Jon Boone for directing us to a stunning article by Paul Chesser, associate fellow for the National Legal and Policy Center and executive director of American Tradition Institute. In the article, Mr. Chesser points out that, “Duke has been on a wind and … Continue reading

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Green Jobs?

Thanks to John Terry for pointing us to this informative interview with the “Green Jobs Answer Man.” ——————– ——————–

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“The greatest threat to the wind industry’s growth is, in fact, the wind industry’s growth.”

Some time back we made the observation that “The greatest threat to the wind industry’s growth is, in fact, the wind industry’s growth.” Confirming that thought is an excellent analysis published by Robert Bryce at National Review Online in which … Continue reading

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Will Harry Reid leave “the Pickens church,” now that the “pastor” is gone?

In his Wall Street Journal commentary yesterday, Robert Bryce noted that “After 30 months, countless TV appearances, and $80 million spent on an extravagant PR campaign, T. Boone Pickens has finally admitted the obvious: The wind energy business isn’t a … Continue reading

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Robert Bryce: “recent studies show that wind-generated electricity likely won’t result in any reduction in carbon emissions—or that they’ll be so small as to be almost meaningless.”

Robert Bryce, author of Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future, suggests in his article today that “Wind Power Won’t Cool Down the Planet.” Acknowledging that “the wind industry has achieved remarkable growth … Continue reading

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A “Power Hungry” book review surprise – the AWEA and Jon Boone disagree.

In an earlier post we suggested that a wide gap remains between folks touting industrial wind as an efficient, reliable and cost-effective solution to our growing energy needs and folks happy to explain Why Wind Won’t Work. The two recent … Continue reading

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Wind v Oil: The battle between electricity’s Lilliputians.

As a result of the explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf, the barker at the industrial wind carnival finds another opportunity to claim that, with the continued generosity of US taxpayers and rate payers, they could replace oil … Continue reading

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Audubon Society, perhaps seeking to reduce the time spent counting hawks, supports industrial wind.

Here’s one to defy all logic! In his commentary today, “Drawing a line on Shaffer Mountain,” Jack Buchan is concerned that Gamesa, a wind turbine manufacturer headquarted in Spain will be placing the massive structures on Shaffer Mountain, which sits … Continue reading

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Robert Bryce: “Five myths about green energy”

Robert Bryce begins his Washington Post piece with this: Americans are being inundated with claims about renewable and alternative energy. Advocates for these technologies say that if we jettison fossil fuels, we’ll breathe easier, stop global warming and revolutionize our … Continue reading

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Jon Boone reviews “Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future” by Robert Bryce.

Jon Boone,  former University Administrator, Environmentalist, Artist, Author, Documentary Producer, and Formal Intervenor in Wind Installation Hearings, provides an advance review of the much anticipated new book by author Robert Bryce, which is due for release April 27, 2010.  Advance … Continue reading

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