Predictions are Hard, Especially About the Future

Gasoline vs Electric Vehicle Future Fuel Costs This was originally a comment on David Middleton’s post, https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/10/31/the-oil-age-is-doing-just-fine-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-notwithstanding/ The original comment was from Detengineer, in reply to another comment from Mark, so the 2nd paragraph is directed at Mark, not David. Detegineer goes into very good detailed calculations, on replacing ICE with EVs. Mod. I think…

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The Giga And Terra Scam Of Offshore Wind Energy

The latest “renewable, sustainable” energy claims show the IEA belongs in an insane asylum Paul Driessen Can anti-fossil fuel policies based on climate crisis alarmism possibly get any more insane than this? In what might be described as a pre-Halloween trick of ginormous proportions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) now asserts that “renewable, sustainable” energy…

Germany’s Giant Windmills Are Wildly Unpopular

From Bloomberg Local politics are a bigger problem for renewable energy growth than competition from fossil fuels. By Leonid Bershidsky October 31, 2019, 12:00 AM EDT Despite their surging popularity in Germany and elsewhere in Europe, the Greens did badly in last Sunday’s election in the German state of Thuringia, and the nationalists from the…

Aussie Clean Energy Investment Falling as Political Support Falters

Even a hint of political apathy is enough to crash investment. Clean energy investment falls back to 2016 levels amid policy uncertainty Katharine Murphy Political editor@murpharooWed 11 Sep 2019 04.00 AEST The recent record investment in renewable energy is showing signs of slowing dramatically, the Clean Energy Council warns A new snapshot of Australia’s clean energy sector…

BBC: Green Energy Boom Forcing Increased Production of a Potent Greenhouse Gas

Guest chuckle by Eric Worrall The BBC claims the potent greenhouse gas sulfur hexafluoride leaking from EU wind turbines and other renewable electricity infrastructure components produces the global warming equivalent of putting an extra million new cars on the road. Climate change: Electrical industry’s ‘dirty secret’ boosts warmingBy Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent It’s the most powerful…

The Dirty Extractive Underbelly of Clean Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens advocating a clean energy “revolution” rarely pause to consider the enormous increase in mining activity which would have to occur to support their new green economy. The Limits of Clean EnergyIf the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels. BY JASON HICKEL | SEPTEMBER 6, 2019,…

Delingpole: Boris Johnson’s Looming Wind Disaster

From Breitbart by James Delingpole 12 Aug 2019 Boris Johnson’s government is shuffling towards a gigantic cliff edge which has nothing to do with Brexit. The looming disaster can be summed up in one word: renewables. The clue came in the form of the widespread power cuts that Britain experienced at the end of last…

SA blackout blows wind farms into court

From The Advertiser Tim Dornin, Australian Associated Press August 7, 2019 2:27am The Australian Energy Regular will take four South Australian wind farm operators to court accusing them of failing to perform properly during SA’s statewide blackout in 2016. The action in the Federal Court will allege AGL Energy Ltd, Neoen SA, Pacific Hydro Ltd…