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By Robert Rapier on Apr 20, 2017 with 3 responses

Guest Post: Offshore Wind Power Cost Update

Today I bring you another post from returning guest Todd “Ike” Kiefer who draws some lessons from the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm. Mr. Kiefer’s biography can be found at the end of the article

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Offshore Wind Power Cost Update

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Todd “Ike” Kiefer

Decommissioning of world’s first offshore wind farm offers an opportunity to see how industry costs have changed over the past 25 years. CONTINUE»

By Russ Finley on Oct 8, 2014 with 13 responses

Renewable Energy Versus Wildlife Conservation

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Migrating waterfowl at feeding grounds via Pembina Institute

The argument goes something like this:

Real environmentalist: “We should not allow the destruction of orangutan habitat for palm oil biodiesel!”

Apologist: “In fact by displacing fossil fuels, palm oil biodiesel is helping orangutans, as well as everything else that is alive on the planet! Orangutans are at serious risk due to climate change. Some primate species are forecast to to lose more than 95% of their current ranges!” CONTINUE»