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Report: ‘Woke up sweating’: Texas power companies remotely raise temperatures on people using their smart thermostats By Mikael Thalen Published Jun 18, 2021 Power companies in Texas are remotely raising temperatures inside of some customers’ homes amid the state’s ongoing energy shortage. Houston resident Brandon English, whose home has an internet-connected smart thermostat installed, was shocked to learn of the practice after his wife and infant daughter “woke up […]

The California And Texas Greenouts: Renewables Show Again Why They Aren’t Reliable The California And Texas Greenouts: Renewables Show Again Why They Aren’t ReliableClimate Change Dispatch / 6hdiablo canyon power plantElectric grid operators in Texas and California are again urging residents to conserve power amid a sweltering heatwave to avoid blackouts. Keeping your thermostat at 78 degrees during the summer may be the green new normal. […]

Why Was $66 Billion Spent On Renewables Before The Texas Blackouts? Why Was $66 Billion Spent On Renewables Before The Texas Blackouts?Climate Change Dispatch / 6hwind farmThe oldest maxim in politics is “follow the money.” That maxim also applies to electric grids. Following the billions of dollars that have been spent on the Texas grid explains why the state continues to have electricity shortages. On […]

Michael Shellenberger testifies to Congress on Texas grid failure & on California’s energy woes

Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce For a hearing on “Power Struggle: Examining the 2021 Texas Grid Failure” Written statement submitted by: Michael D. Shellenberger Founder and President Environmental Progress March 24, 2021 Excerpts: Shellenberger: California’s retail electricity prices rose eight times faster than the nationwide average in the […]

Wind and solar reliance threatens to black out the US – Risky ‘intermittent, weather- & climate-dependent power sources’ The very prospect of a nation basing its entire energy security on intermittent, weather- and climate-dependent power sources ought to frighten any sane person. A doctrinaire green energy program risks blacking out the US. […] Instead of the promised nirvana of 100% renewable energy, the overhaul would inevitably end in chaos with exploding electricity […]

Meteorologist: What Happened in Texas During the Deep Freeze? Blaming ‘man-made climate change is absurd’ By Chris Martz Figure 1. Locations approaching or surpassing daily, monthly, and/or all-time record lows; February 10-20, 2021 – While no statewide records were broken, some of the records that were reported were quite shocking to say the least. The two coldest days were Monday, February 15 and Tuesday, February 16, where temperatures were […]

Wind Power Is a Disaster in Texas, No Matter What Media Says – When freeze hit, ‘electricity from natural gas skyrocketed while wind output fell off a cliff’ By Robert P. Murphy In the wake of February’s tragic power outages in Texas, during which 4.5 million households suffered service interruptions, partisans on both sides have been quick to interpret the events as confirmation of their preferred energy policies. With news images of helicopters deicing frozen turbines, conservatives lambasted Texas’s increasing reliance on wind power as […]

No, Forbes, Texas Blackouts Were Not Caused By Climate Change No, Forbes, Texas Blackouts Were Not Caused By Climate ChangeNOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT / by Paul Homewood / 3dBy Paul Homewood Needless to say, it did not take long for the worms to come out of the woodwork and blame the Texas cold weather on global warming: image A record-setting polar […]

More windmills: Climate activists push green energy after Texas frozen turbine debacle By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times Frozen wind turbines became a symbol of last month’s Arctic blast that left millions of Texans without power, but as far as green energy proponents are concerned, the solution is not less wind but more. As Texas struggles to recover from the devastating freeze and blackouts, Democrats […]

Listen: Morano on Hannity’s nationally syndicated radio show – Talks Texas energy, Green New Deal with Meteorologist Joe Bastardi The Sean Hannity Show – Broadcast February 22, 2021 Sean Hannity: Marc Morano, author of Green Fraud on the Green New Deal. Weaponizing Weather Marc Morano, author of Green Fraud, just out, hits the fraud of the Green New Deal, and Joe Bastardi, of and author of the book, The Weaponization of Weather in the Phony […]