Category Archives: Green Quagmire

Unrepentant Failed Doomer Paul Ehrlich After 50 Years: Still Predicting Total Collapse of Civilisation “Any Day Now”

Stanford biologist Paul R. Ehrlich published the book of doom “The Population Bomb” 50 years ago, with his wife. According to Ehrlich, catastrophic global collapse was inevitable by the 1970s — or the 1980s at the latest. Ehrlich has managed … Continue reading

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Where Would We Be Without Renewable Energy?

Big wind and solar were supposed to replace coal, natural gas, and nuclear power plants . . . any time now. And yet, something is happening to global investment in big wind and solar that calls the entire “renewables revolution” … Continue reading

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Did Obama Knock General Electric Off the Dow Jones?

During the Obama years, General Electric rode the federally subsidised green energy steamroller to the limit. GE assumed that Hillary Clinton would be the next US president, and that the green scam would continue endlessly into the future. But with … Continue reading

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Europe: Cold, Dark, and Growing Poorer

While the US is pumping record amounts of oil and is producing unbelievable levels of natural gas, Europe has chosen the intermittent and unreliable energy path. And the continent will pay dearly for its mistake. Europe’s energy policies are worse … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels Beat Greens Into Submission

Continue to Supply Over 80% of World’s Energy Needs Every year since 1971, more than 80% of all our energy has come from fossil fuels. That’s still true today, which is surprising for two reasons. Most nuclear power plants came … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Skyrockets, and Other Little Heard News

Unfortunately for Renewables, The Rocket Was Heading Down! We have spent the last two centuries getting off renewables because they were mostly weak, costly and unreliable. __ Limits to Artificial Energy For over 200 years, humans have been trying to … Continue reading

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No Fool Like a Green Fool

Mark Z. Jacobson: 100% Renewable Excrement Debunked champion of the 100% renewable future, discredited Stanford professor Mark Jacobson has sunk to his lowest level yet. Hoping against hope to redeem his justly savaged reputation, he is suing the authors and … Continue reading

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How California Can Secede from US, and the World

Kim’s Missiles Can Reach California With this year’s revelation that North Korea’s nuke-tipped missiles could likely reach the West Coast of United States, a more insidious threat has gained prominence—an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. While not deadly on its own, … Continue reading

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The Lithium Calamity: Poison Mountain, Green Idiocracy

Who Wants to Follow China’s Long Toxic Walk? China has long been famous for its poisoned air, toxic rivers, and deadly soil. Now the aging dragon faces a new toxic calamity: a looming mountain of poisoned and unusable lithium batteries … Continue reading

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100% Intermittent Energy: Can it Work?

The extensively documented article below is excerpted from an article originally published in Low Tech Magazine How (Not) to Run a Modern Society on Solar and Wind Power Alone … [A] renewable power grid needs an oversized power generation and … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Misunderstanding of Disruptive Innovation

Brian Wang discusses future disruptive technologies as if the disruptors of the past will also be the disruptors of the future: Technological disruptors like Elon Musk, Google and Amazon will force industries and companies to accelerate or die. Companies will … Continue reading

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This’ll Kill Ya: They’re Coming For Your Electric Power

Up to 90% of the inhabitants of advanced nations would die within one year, if all electrical power were lost. No, I Am Not Talking About Electromagnetic Pulse Although both North Korea and Iran are steadily working to build the … Continue reading

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Climate Change Hurrah! CO2 and the Greening Earth

More CO2 Leads to More Forests! Greenhouse operators have long known that enhancing CO2 levels enhances plant growth. Research scientists are discovering that higher atmospheric CO2 levels boost biological growth on land (and sea). We show a persistent and widespread … Continue reading

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There Is No Future Without Power

What Does Energy Suicide Look Like? With the best of stated intentions, Germany is cutting its own throat. The unfolding disaster called Energiewende is slowly but surely destroying the foundations of Deutschland’s industrial base, thus destroying Germany’s economy in a … Continue reading

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Green Energy is an Unimitigated Disaster

Germany, Australia, and Ontario — among other jurisdictions — made catastrophic errors in judgment when they committed their constituents to a dependency on unreliable, unaffordable, poor quality wind and solar energy. Now, these governments are beginning to pay the price … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult; Green Energy Swindle

The Mainstream Offers You Fantasy; The Reality is Much More Interesting The corrupt scam begins to unfold Climate Apocalypse Cult More charts at source A nice summary of the climate controversy Green Energy Swindle Adding More Erratic Intermittently Unpredictable Energy … Continue reading

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German Bundesrat Moves Closer to Banning Human Beings

The German legislature has voted to ban all motor vehicles — except “zero-emission” vehicles — by the year 2030. As we see from the graphic above, almost all CO2 emissions come from natural sources, including human beings. It makes no … Continue reading

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Robin Hood in Reverse: Buffett, Gates, Zuckerberg, Brin Steal From the Poor

Electricity Prices Set to Skyrocket Thanks to Rich Green Cronies We see it happening in Germany, Canada, South Australia, Spain, and wherever else it has been tried. Rapid politically-driven construction of big wind and big solar projects drives up the … Continue reading

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Shoddy Chinese Steel: Australia the Latest Chump

Why Did South Australia’s Power System Collapse and Blackout? 80% of fabricated steel from China is shoddy and not safe and fails Australian standards…[WTIA] One of the reasons that South Australia suffered a recent grid collapse and blackout is the … Continue reading

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Understanding Cycles of Oxygen, Water, and Carbon

The Oxygen Cycle Notice that most of the Earth’s oxygen is tied up in the lithosphere — planetary rock. Atmospheric levels of oxygen can rise and fall, naturally, and have done so over billions of years. Major reservoirs involved in … Continue reading

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The Peak Oil Fad Loses Traction

What Happened to the Great 2005 Peak Oil Collapse? The rapid growth in North American oil production leading to the global oil glut, has dominated public concerns about oil for the past few years. Oil surpluses are likely to continue … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Economic Collapse of Leftist – Controlled Places

The economy of Venezuela is in seemingly terminal decline with riots, shortages, and enforced slave labor imposed in an attempt to force more production out of the population. Meanwhile, the economies of Brazil and Argentina — while not comparable to … Continue reading

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Green Billionaires Threaten Foundation of Modern Societies

Warren Buffet, billionaire and major investor in wind energy, has admitted that wind isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. “The only reason to build them [wind farms]” is the subsidies; “They don’t make sense without” them. … As … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult-Ideology Drives Green Energy Disaster

Without the Climate Apocalypse Cult, Why Would Anyone Buy Into Unreliable Intermittent Energy? The people and government of South Australia are discovering to their horror and regret what happens when bureaucrats buy too deeply into the intermittent, unreliable green energy … Continue reading

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Humans Get Things Done When It’s Warmer Outside

The timeline begins at 4,000 BP and it shows steady cooling to the Little Ice Age (roughly 1250 to 1850 AD). It is easy to see that the Roman Warm Period was cooler (at least in Greenland) than the Minoan … Continue reading

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