by Mary Kay Barton, The Daily News
After reading Invenergy’s self-serving pontifications in their recent article, “Invenergy and NYSERDA enter renewable energy credit purchase agreement,” it seems we need to step back and take a look at the bigger picture. I (and most citizens) agree:
- We have environmental and energy issues; and
- These technical matters should be solved using real science — not propaganda being put forth by corporate salesmen.
Real science is not a collection of theorems, but is a process — the core process being the scientific method.
The scientific method consists of a hypothesis (e.g., that wind energy is equivalent to our conventional power sources) being subjected to a: (1) comprehensive, (2) objective, (3) independent, (4) transparent, and (5) empirical-based assessment.
The fact is: This has not been done for wind energy — anyplace! [Read more…]