The conversion to biomass energy has played a key role in reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. But is this renewable energy source really as green as we first thought? 08 Jan 2020 | Kate Ravilious | physicsworld.com However, those calculated (Co2) savings rest on a few key assumptions: first, that the carbon released when … Continue reading Biomass energy: green or dirty?
Just because they "call" it renewable does not make it clean or green. The US has become one of the largest exporters of wood pellets to Europe for #biomass. This new market is driving increased logging of ecologically important and sensitive forests. Meanwhile, biomass releases up to 50% more CO2 than burning coal per unit … Continue reading Cutting US Trees to fuel Europe is not Clean or Green!
This is a great article that points out the downsides of renewables, and how we are trading one problem for another. The Limits of Clean Energy If the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels. SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 | JASON HICKEL | foreignpolicy.com The conversation about climate change has been … Continue reading The Limits of Clean Energy.
If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,’ Get Ready to Dig Aug. 5, 2019 | Mark P. Mills | The Wall Street Journal Building one wind turbine requires 900 tons of steel, 2,500 tons of concrete and 45 tons of plastic. Powering society entirely with wind and solar farms combined with massive batteries . . . would require … Continue reading If You Want ‘Renewable Energy,’ Get Ready to Dig – WSJ
Environmental documentary "Planet of the Humans" argues green energy won't save us from 'total human apocalypse' 8/6/2019 | Matthew Carey | nonfictionfilm.com Director Jeff Gibbs argues we're heading toward 'total human apocalypse' and green energy is 'not going to save us, it's actually going to kill us faster' [EXCERPT] Read Full Article! The truth, Gibbs says, … Continue reading Planet of the Humans, Film Takes a Critical Look at Alternative Energy
Planet of the Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs, dares to say what no one will - that we are losing the battle to stop climate change because we are following leaders who have taken us down the wrong road - selling out the green movement to wealthy interests and corporate America."