All posts tagged "Manhattan Institute for Public Policy"

  • Fact Check
    Fact check: Bryce errs on emissions, land use

    Long-time wind-basher Robert Bryce has a new Bloomberg column questioning the ability of wind and solar power...

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    Fact check: Bryce off target on wind power jobs

    Funny, I was just thinking to myself a day or two ago that I hadn't seen anything from Robert Bryce attacking wind for a few weeks, when a new column of his appeared in the National Review, full of the familiar distortions and misrepresentations. It's good to know there are some things...

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    Big energy companies building wind farms? And that's bad?

    Robert Bryce, of the fossil-fuel-funded Manhattan Institute, continues his long-running search for ways to criticize wind power with a recent column charging that companies in the fossil fuels business are also building wind farms. Ah, the irony–for years and years, those of us who think wind power is a good idea have...

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    Fact check: Bryce missteps on wind and birds

    Robert Bryce, of the fossil-fuel-funded Manhattan Institute, had another attack on wind in the Wall Street Journal yesterday.  The following was posted as a comment. Despite the attacks penned by Mr. Bryce, the fact remains that the wind industry maintains a positive, proactive approach to protecting wildlife. In fact, the US Fish...

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    Fact check: Bryce bypasses facts, bashes clean energy

    The irrepressible Robert Bryce, of the fossil-fuel-funded Manhattan Institute, has a recent opinion article in the National Review attacking President Obama's energy policy. As usual, Mr. Bryce overlooks some key facts in his rush to condemn clean energy: The cost of wind power is falling.  Wind power's cost has dropped by more...

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    Fact check: Bryce misleads again on land, sound, resource use

    Robert Bryce, rehashing previous articles written elsewhere, has a new opinion column in City Journal, the in-house publication of his employer, the Manhattan Institute for Public Policy, a group that receives funding from Exxon Mobil and Koch Industries, a major oil & gas producer. Mr. Bryce's latest hymn to energy density, like...

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    Fact check: Bryce whopper on land use

    Robert Bryce, serial attacker of wind power, had another column in his lengthy series in yesterday's Wall Street Journal. The following was posted as a comment on the WSJ website. While Mr. Bryce may not have his facts straight, he at least gets credit for persistence. This piece is nearly identical to...

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    Are these comments Robert Bryce doesn't want you to see?

    Comments from AWEA and others on an anti-wind op-ed by Robert Bryce at disappeared overnight, begging the question: Does Mr. Bryce not want you to see them?  Fortunately, we were able to recover some of them from the Web browser on one of our computers for your reading pleasure. In the...

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    Fact Check: Bryce ignores renewable energy’s benefits, attacks companies that make it, suggests they face a tax increase

    The latest attack from the anti-renewable Manhattan Institute’s “senior fellow,” Robert Bryce, omits benefits of renewable energy and oddly suggests not only that big companies shouldn’t be making it – they should pay higher taxes for doing so. Mr. Bryce got space in a holiday week on to attack me by...

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    Fact check: Bryce overlooks another convenient truth

    In his latest attack on renewable energy, Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute incorrectly characterizes the 1603 tax credit program extension as a Congressional bailout. Bryce conveniently forgets to mention that our government's permanent subsidies for fossil fuel generation greatly outweigh the small, short-lived incentives provided for wind energy. Wind energy...

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