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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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Why the World is Turning to Coal: It Works!

Per a report from the World Coal Association, there [are] currently 861 billion tons of proven coal reserves worldwide, implying that there is enough coal to last nearly 112 years at current rates of production. In comparison with this, proven … 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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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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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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Beyond the Peak Oil Delusion: Two Scenarios for Oil Markets

Oil prices have declined substantially from the heady “peak oil delusion days” of the last decade. Now we are offered two separate narratives explaining why oil prices are likely to stay low: Demand depletion vs. splintered demand. The first [narrative] … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Still Has One Good Idea: SpaceX

Elon the Dropout: Early Successes Elon Musk was born in South Africa, and moved to California via Canada and Pennsylvania. He had meant to achieve a PhD in energy physics at Stanford, but his plans changed when the world around … Continue reading

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Energy Bridge: Cheap Oil & Gas for Next Few Decades

The Age of Cheap Oil & Gas Begins Scientific American: Another 40 million barrels per day of global oil production looms on the near horizon. Geopolitics will never be the same. A world of growing and geographically diversified oil supply … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult: Panic, Damn You!

Conventional wisdom says you are more likely to die from catastrophic global warming human extinction than from an automobile crash. Climate apocalypse is the cult du jour for people with nothing important to worry about. And that category apparently encompasses … Continue reading

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Germany Self-Destructs

Germany’s Multiple Paths to Catastrophe Suicide by Immigration … ‘immigration will lead to more crime and increased police usage’ to combat it. The number of crimes – of violence, sexual, property theft and narcotic offences – will rise, says the … Continue reading

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Lose Your Power, Lose Your Life!

The Electric Power critical infrastructure is unique in that it supports all 17 other critical infrastructure and key resource sectors. Today’s complex, digital world simply requires electric power for all or certain aspects of most business and consumer activities.  __ … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Worshiping the Fickle Ancient Gods of Wind and Sun

Advanced, safe, clean, affordable, reliable nuclear power is the future. Unless advanced human societies all collapse, wind and solar will always be the fickle gods of the past. Wind and solar energy are weather-dependent, variable and intermittent, i.e., therefore not … Continue reading

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Is Barack Obama a Monkey?

Some People in Russia Seem to Think So Shops sell bumper stickers, posters, T-shirts and cardboard cut-outs with images of Obama as an ape and a chimney sweep… … Evgeniy Satanovskiy, a Russian academic and frequent guest on Kiselyov’s program, … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult Hijacks Clean Earth Movement

Everyone loves pristine places: Clean air, clear water, blue skies. No one likes pollution such as one sees in Beijing, Moscow, or Mexico City. Everyone wants to see a clean Earth. So how did the “clean Earth movement” get so … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Crusade Stymied by Inconvenient Hiatus

The Map is Not the Territory. The Model is Not the Reality In order for climate science to be settled, there are many requirements. I will list four for now, although I am sure you can think of many more. … Continue reading

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Basic Energy Realities Move World’s Economies

What are the important forms of energy production? Oil, Coal, Gas, Nuclear, and Hydroelectric. There is no shortage of the hydrocarbons and nuclear fuels, but hydroelectric power depends upon rain and snowfalls, which can vary significantly year on year, and … Continue reading

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Malthusian Monkeys Screech of Doom

Update: New steel alloy has strength to weight ratio of titanium at one tenth the cost (Nature Abstract) When Paul Ehrlich, John Holdren, and John Harte wagered Julian Simon $10,000 that the cost of commodities and natural resources would always … Continue reading

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Green Death Wish: Willful Destruction of Affordable Energy

Germany’s green-energy program is neither green, nor an energy program. Rather, it is a form of ultra-regressive taxation — in effect, a state-sponsored cult of human sacrifice for weather control. Germany has brought the world many remarkable political innovations, including … Continue reading

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Pessimism and Idiocracy Walk Hand in Hand

As the dysgenic Idiocracy settles over the global landscape, an almost universal cultural pessimism accompanies the progressive dumbing down of Europe, the Anglosphere, and the rest of the advanced world. Fertility rates decline with the general outlook. It seems reasonable … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels Forever?

Fossil Fuels are Abundant and Accessible Modern civilisation has grown up on hydrocarbon fuels. Coal, oil, natural gas, and other hydrocarbons have given human societies the extra boost they needed to raise the quality of lives for their citizens. Economic … Continue reading

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Can Earth Support 100 Billion Humans Comfortably?

Paul Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist, wrote his book The Population Bomb in 1968. In it he warned of doom and gloom – resource depletion, species extinction and a human population so large that as a species we would face … Continue reading

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Intermittent Low Quality Power Pushing Europe Toward a New Dark Ages

The cost of US electric power is much lower than that of European competitors. This is because the US has been slow to adopt the “green energy swamp” approach to economic suicide which the Europeans seem determined to follow. As … Continue reading

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