Why Squander $Billions on Wind Power? If CO2 is the Threat, Nukes is the AnswerPosted: February 26, 2016
Stanford Universities deep-green Malthusian and population freak, Paul Ehrlich, answered that question in 1992 …
“Giving society cheap, abundant energy would be the equivalent of giving an idiot child a machine gun.” – Malthusian, eco-alarmist Paul R. Ehrlich in The American Spectator, September 6, 1992
Greens and institutions like the UN (global warming alarmists) don’t like cheap, reliable, efficient electricity as they fear it will create the much feared overpopulation crisis.
In fact, providing cheap, reliable energy creates wealth which in fact reduces birth rates. (E.g. Scandinavia)
If policy is driven by petulant, infantile ideology, instead of cool-headed economics, the result is, without exception, an unmitigated disaster. Here’s a nice little wrap-up based on the latter policy approach, that unpicks the falsehoods of the former.
(Guaranteed) power to the people
12 February 2016
This week saw the opening of a massive energy project centred on Shetland. A consortium led by the French energy company Total has invested £3.5bn in extracting gas from deep undersea over 100 km west of the islands, receiving it onshore at a new complex adjacent to the existing Sullom Voe oil terminal, and then feeding it into the UK mainland gas grid. According to the report “the Shetland Gas Plant is said by its operator Total to be capable of supplying energy to two million homes” (Total turns on gas…
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