Entries by John Droz, Jr.

Energy and Environmental News: When Will We Ever Learn?

One of the main blessings of accurately understanding history, is that it gives us an unprecedented opportunity to learn from the mistakes of others — for free!  What sense does it make to repeatedly go down a path likely to fail? If we look back at government policy decisions, it’s abundantly clear that good intentions + time and effort + lots of money does […]

Some Recent Energy and Environmental News — Australian Fires

One of the top stories globally has been the horrifically bad bushfires in Australia. Unfortunately the mainstream media has latched onto that as another “proof” that the world has been infected with “global warming” (e.g. here and here). What this really proves instead is that what seems to be intuitive is often not true. Below are some sample reports and articles […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

This is our first Energy & Environmental Newsletter for 2020! For the full version of this issue, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. For those who took some time off over the holidays, there were two Special Editions of the Newsletter that you should check out: 1 – A full archive of all past 11± years of Newsletters, and […]

My New Year/New Decade Message — The Big Picture

Successful, happy people typically have the wise habit of periodically stepping-back to get a broader perspective as to what’s going on in their life, and society in general. Since we are now not only beginning a New Year, but also a New Decade, it seems that doing such a careful analysis is strongly advisable. You’ll have to […]

Energy and Environmental Newsletter — Special Notice

We get many requests for studies, reports and articles on a specific topic (e.g. wind energy infrasound) that were in previous Newsletters. Although Master Resource has generously posted some prior issues of the Newsletter, there was no way to quickly search over multiple prior Newsletter issues — until now! Although it took a substantial amount of time, we’ve now put each of our prior eleven […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

This is our last Energy & Environmental Newsletter for 2019. For the full version of this issue, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. To accommodate the diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into ten (10) categories (see below). My votes for the most outstanding articles this cycle are: We’ve Just Had the Best Decade in Human […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy & Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. If your community is threatened by an industrial wind energy project, the key question is:  1) should you fight this situation primarily on your own, or 2) should you engage an experienced pro-citizen consultant?  Here is an analogy that explains our recommendation. […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy & Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. To accommodate the diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into eleven (11) categories (see below). My vote for the most outstanding development this cycle is that Thursday night it was reported that three* NYS Health organizations officially advocated […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy & Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. To accommodate the diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into ten (10) categories (see below) — our most ever! My vote for the most outstanding articles this cycle: First-of-a-kind US grid cyber-attack hit wind & solar, How […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. Based on a LOT of good inputs, I decided to do a major update of our popular AWG book list — it is now EIGHT (8) pages long! There are multiple interesting and informative books there for […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. FYI, the new buzzword is community “resilience.” Like its sibling “sustainability” this is the Left creating a Trojan Horse that is intended to fool trusting, well-intended, and unaware citizens. Hopefully that will not be any of our readers. Gov Matt […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. Since there is such a diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into eight (8) categories, including one about Greta. My vote for the most outstanding articles this cycle: Climate and the Money Trail, Wind turbine infrasound articles became […]

Energy and Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. Here is a useful list of reputable agencies trying to help the people of the Bahamas. Also add Catholic Relief Services. Please be generous to this devastated area. Since there is such a diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into seven […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

Our normal publication date is next Monday — but that is a major US holiday (Labor Day). To avoid that conflict the Newsletter is being issued before the holiday weekend, so that you have more time to review it. For the full version of the Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. Since there […]

Recent Energy & Environmental News

For the full version of the latest Energy and Environmental Newsletter, please click here…  To review some of the highlights, see below. Since there is such a diversity of interesting material, the Newsletter articles are subdivided into four (4) categories. My vote for the two most outstanding articles this cycle: Cost-Effective Renewable Energy is a Fictional Construct and The New Gas Revolution That […]