Collapse of Wind Power Threatens Germany’s Green Energy Transition

From Die Welt Via The GWPF Hardly any new wind turbines were built in Germany in the first half of the year. Turbine makers call it a “punch in the gut of the green energy transition” and blame environmentalists. The expansion of wind power in the first half of this year collapsed to its lowest…

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Can wind and solar replace fossil fuels?

By Richard D. Patton Statements implying that wind and solar can provide 50% of the power to the grid are not difficult to find on the internet. For example, Andrew Cuomo announced that “The Clean Energy Standard will require 50 percent of New York’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and solar…

Germany’s green transition has hit a brick wall

Even worse, its growing problems with wind and solar spell trouble all over the globe Oddvar Lundseng, Hans Johnsen and Stein Bergsmark More people are finally beginning to realize that supplying the world with sufficient, stable energy solely from sun and wind power will be impossible. Germany took on that challenge, to show the world…

Environmental Groups Claim Coal Killed 7,600 People in Europe in 2016… Can’t Name Any of the Victims.

Guest commentary by David Middleton Groups target Europe’s coal companies over harmful emissions   By FRANK JORDANS | November 20, 2018 BERLIN (AP) — Environmental groups claimed Tuesday that 10 utility companies are responsible for the majority of premature deaths caused by emissions from coal-fired power plants in Europe. In a report on the health…

Reasons For Optimism About Climate Hysteria

From Manhattan Contrarian September 22, 2017/ Francis Menton Large numbers of my friends and acquaintances are climate skeptics, and many of them spend a good deal of their time feeling down in the dumps about the subject.  Their reasoning goes something like this:  Here we have something that should immediately be identified as baloney by…

The Kaiser Has No Clothes

Examining the Energiewende The Kaiser Has No Clothes From The American Interest After President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord on June 1st, the media turned its proverbial head to another head of state for an instant reaction: Angela Merkel. The German chancellor is the de facto leader…