Seeming Good, Achieving Dark

“Last year wind and solar ­energy produced the equivalent of nine days of global primary energy needs.”

Nuff said.

PA Pundits - International

Bolt New 01By Andrew Bolt ~

Brendan Pearson, chief executive of the Minerals Council, points out in excerpts from the harsh consequences of dreamy green demands that we ban coal and switch to renewable power:

RenewablePowerLet’s do the maths. Last year wind and solar ­energy produced the equivalent of nine days of global primary energy needs. Coal produced 109 days and fossil fuels combined produced 313 days of the world’s ­annual primary needs. Despite all these power sources, 1.3 billion people still missed out on electricity and a further 1.7 billion only had partial access…
Halting or limiting coal or fossil fuels output will simply mean that those with no or partial access to electricity would have to wait much longer in the dark.

That is an uncomfortable but incontrovertible fact. If you limit something or make it more expensive to the poor then you are delaying or denying that access. Not…

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