Childish Fantasies vs Real World Energy Needs
Transforming the world’s energy system is a vast undertaking. Of colossal proportions.
Greta, Germany & Green Energy
Germany has spent a ton of money. The result? Its previously robust electricity grid is now broken.
This Destructive Green Fantasy
Climate change good intentions are causing grave harm.
Green Incompetence Isn’t Sustainable
Governments fund solar capacity in countries that receive little sun and install wind turbines in nations that get little wind. $100 billion has been squandered while green activists applauded.
Screw the Poor, Our Eyes are Fixed on Tomorrow
Why are we not one-tenth as concerned about real children dying needlessly right now as we are about hypothetical future climate change?
Green Energy Quote of the Day
What lessons will the rest of the world learn from Germany’s renewable energy disaster?
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.
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.
An Artist Talks Nonsense About Green Energy
Speaking of all that clean, green German energy.
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.
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.
Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory
It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.
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.
Europe Today: Stealing Wood, Burning Wood
Green energy is expensive energy. In Europe, prices are rising and unintended consequences have followed.
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.
How plans to run an entire Australian town on solar energy failed miserably.
Poverty Pollutes: Lomborg on the Rio+20 Conference
The current United Nations response to environmental concerns is doing more harm than good.
Green Energy: the Auditor Isn’t Impressed
A report by the Auditor General of a Canadian province highlights the dark side of green energy.
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.
Oodles of Cash
Who knew that green groups – and those with business interests in renewable energy – have access to such obscene amounts of money?
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.
A View from Portugal
Portugal’s economy is a mess. Might that have something to with its enthusiastic embrace of expensive, inefficient renewable energy?
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.
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.