Posts tagged ‘solar power’

Screw the Poor, Our Eyes are Fixed on Tomorrow

Condemning people to grinding poverty is evil.

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Continue Reading June 8, 2014 at 11:38 am

Green Energy Quote of the Day

What lessons will the rest of the world learn from Germany’s renewable energy disaster?

Continue Reading June 15, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Don’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up to Be This Kind of Scientist

A new essay in the peer-reviewed literature searches for the secret formula by which to manipulate public opinion.

Continue Reading June 9, 2013 at 10:47 am

So You Want to Live in Harmony with Nature?

The WWF thinks we should all “live in harmony with nature.” Sounds great – except for the flies, wasps, venomous snakes, storms, and floods.

Continue Reading June 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm

An Artist Talks Nonsense About Green Energy

Speaking of all that clean, green German energy.

Continue Reading May 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm

Green Energy Unicorns

Everywhere it has been tried, green energy is costly, unreliable & financially unsustainable over the long term. Here’s a reading list for those still in doubt.

Continue Reading May 29, 2013 at 3:58 pm

David Suzuki: All Mining Must Stop

According to Canada’s most prominent environmentalist, the mining of gold, silver, copper and other minerals poses an unacceptable risk to the planet’s atmosphere.

Continue Reading May 2, 2013 at 8:57 am

Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory

It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.

Continue Reading April 6, 2013 at 11:26 am

No Wind, No Sun, No Power

Windmills and solar panels sound wonderful. Except that the UK wind isn’t blowing and the German sun isn’t shining.

Continue Reading March 3, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Europe Today: Stealing Wood, Burning Wood

Green energy is expensive energy. In Europe, prices are rising and unintended consequences have followed.

Continue Reading January 20, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Gutting Democracy to Save the Planet

According to the editors of a prestigious magazine, Obama should pull a fast one. Even though he barely mentioned climate change on the campaign trail, they think it should now be his foremost concern.

Continue Reading January 12, 2013 at 11:50 am

Solar Pie-in-the-Sky

How plans to run an entire Australian town on solar energy failed miserably.

Continue Reading June 28, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Poverty Pollutes: Lomborg on the Rio+20 Conference

The current United Nations response to environmental concerns is doing more harm than good.

Continue Reading June 4, 2012 at 1:32 pm

Green Energy: the Auditor Isn’t Impressed

A report by the Auditor General of a Canadian province highlights the dark side of green energy.

Continue Reading January 26, 2012 at 3:04 pm

Solyndra Solar Scandal Gains Traction

A now-bankrupt solar energy company flushed half a billion dollars of taxpayer money down the toilet – after President Obama said it was a poster child of the new green economy.

Continue Reading September 14, 2011 at 10:54 am

Oodles of Cash

Who knew that green groups – and those with business interests in renewable energy – have access to such obscene amounts of money?

Continue Reading June 17, 2011 at 4:51 pm

IPCC: These People Haven’t Learned a Thing

A recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report once again relies on research conducted by Greenpeace. Once again, Greenpeace personnel are serving as IPCC lead authors.

Continue Reading June 15, 2011 at 5:26 pm

A View from Portugal

Portugal’s economy is a mess. Might that have something to with its enthusiastic embrace of expensive, inefficient renewable energy?

Continue Reading April 15, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Green Math: Let’s Spend a Billion to Save $8 Million

The person in charge of green energy projects for a group of Los Angeles community colleges wanted to cut down trees and obliterate playing fields so that $1 billion could be spent on alternative energy installations. Power currently costs these colleges less than $8 million a year.

Continue Reading March 7, 2011 at 11:50 am

Wind and Solar in Fantasy Land

A + B = C

A: Certain companies produce wind and solar power.
B: The rest of us pay inflated prices for this power.
C: Politicians point to the above as proof that they’re green.

Continue Reading November 2, 2010 at 11:22 am


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