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.
Festival along Lake Michigan boasts over 200 movies and events, including world premiere of environmental-themed documentary Planet of the Human
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."
Is Renewable Energy Renewable?
Author of Green Illusions OZZIE ZEHNER Of the disadvantages of renewable energy, one issue stands out: Can these technologies be renewed without fossil fuels? I recently spoke with Mark Hand about the renewability of renewable energy in an interview. Here’s the first question: SNL Energy: What is your reaction when you see news headlines that say, “100% … Continue reading Is Renewable Energy Renewable?
University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford
University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford Apr. 26, 2019 | John Petersen | seekingalpha.com On April 21st, the University of Chicago's Energy Policy Institute (EPIC) released the results of a comprehensive study comparing states that have renewable portfolio standards (RPS) with states that don’t. It reported that seven … Continue reading University Of Chicago Reports That Renewables Are A Luxury No Man Can Afford
Industrial wood burning is adding to climate change
March 7, 2019 | Peter Raven, Mary S. Booth| thehill.com America is exporting huge amounts of our forest wood for burning in European power plants and other places around the world, even though science shows this wood is worse for climate change than the fossil fuels it is replacing. This is ironic — and self-defeating — since … Continue reading Industrial wood burning is adding to climate change
How Much Land Does Nuclear, Wind and Solar Really Need?
"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?
Video: Why renewables can’t save the planet | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxDanubia
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
Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply
Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply November 2nd, 2013 | Tim Radford, Climate News Network | Climate Central LONDON – Humankind could be about to exchange one kind of energy crisis for another. The switch from the finite store of fossil fuels to renewable sources could involve a huge additional demand for the world’s equally finite … Continue reading Renewable Energy Needs Huge Mineral Supply