The Reason Renewables Can't Power Modern Civilization Is Because They Were Never Meant To May 6, 2019 | Michael Shellenberger | Forbes.com "But Germany didn’t just fall short of its climate targets. Its emissions have flat-lined since 2009." Excerpt Read Full Article Over the last decade, journalists have held up Germany’s renewables energy … Continue reading The Reason Renewables Can’t Power Modern Civilization Is Because They Were Never Meant To
Debunking the Left’s Wind-Power Myths Apr 30, 2019 |Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris | America Outloud [Excerpts - Read Full Article] Wind power currently provides the United States with four times the amount of energy provided by solar technologies But that doesn’t mean energy from the wind can replace fossil fuels, despite the claims of many … Continue reading Wind power is hampered by many limitations
The amount of land required to power Houston for various energy sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJu0EJu3U4U&feature=youtu.be&t=508
‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: HUNDREDS OF US LOCALITIES ARE RESISTING THE SPREAD OF GREEN ENERGY April 11, 2019 | Michael Bastasch | dailycaller.com | [Excerpt Read Full Article] “Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects" U.S. cities and states have risen up against the spread of solar panels … Continue reading ‘VACANT LAND MYTH’: Rural communities, even entire states, are resisting or rejecting wind, solar, and high-voltage transmission projects
According to the USGS U.S. Wind Turbine Database there are 58,449 turbines with a total rated capacity of 91,115 MW, providing 6.5 percent of US. Electrical energy. Estimating the average percentage of electricity per number of turbines to double that to achieve 13% electricity from wind would require an estimated 116,000 Wind Turbines, To provide 50% roughly 464,000 Wind … Continue reading This is what it looks like when renewable energy expands exponentially.
February 14, 2019 | Matthew Lau | torontosun.com Governments of all political stripes in Canada have supported expanding wind power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — from the federal Liberals and Alberta NDP to even, at times, the conservative Saskatchewan Party. But is it a good idea to make Canadians pay more for energy in order … Continue reading Wind power policies bring big costs and questionable benefits
"Based on an objective and transparent analysis of our sustainable energy choices, we have come to the evidence-based conclusion that nuclear energy is a good option for biodiversity conservation (and society in general) and that other alternatives to fossil fuels should be subjected to the same cost–benefit analyses (in terms of biodiversity and climate outcomes, … Continue reading How Much Land Does Nuclear, Wind and Solar Really Need?
Michael Shellenberger explains why solar and wind farms require so much land for mining and energy production. Jan 4, 2019 | Michael Shellenberger | TEDx Talks Environmentalists have long promoted renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind farms to save the climate. But what about when those technologies destroy the environment? In this provocative talk, … Continue reading Video: Why renewables can’t save the planet | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxDanubia
Wind Energy Isn’t a Breeze - Farmers near wind turbines face (sometimes literal) headaches. [excerpts] AUG 24, 2017 | Leah Mcbride Mensching | slate.com Nearly 175 years ago, Lana Wanders’ ancestors settled in what would soon become the state of Iowa. The farm served as a stopping point for people heading west who had run out … Continue reading Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.
Trees Not Turbines With facts, we can show that trees do a better job mitigating CO2 than do IWT’s. In fact, trees are multi-taskers that provide so many more benefits than IWT’s ever could. Here are some examples how trees are superior to turbines; Here are some of the reasons trees are a superior way … Continue reading Trees Not Turbines