Deliberately Trashed: Why Biden’s Subsidised Wind & Solar Push Is Destroying America

Once the engineers were banished and the bureaucrats took charge, the fate of reliable and affordable energy supplies was sealed. Trashing coal-fired power plants, demonising nuclear power and squandering untold $billions on hopelessly unreliable wind and solar would have never happened if the engineers were left alone to run the show. The results are difficult […]

Ethical Vacuum: RE Batteries & All Electric Vehicles Drive Demand For “Blood Minerals”

As the truth gets out, the smugness that comes with owning (and sometimes driving) a Tesla may be harder to maintain than the vehicle itself (see above). The trope has it that soon we’ll all be auto-piloted by EVs charged by electrons lovingly caressed from sunshine and breezes. Although, if that vision is ever realised, […]

Renewable Energy Madness: Why Net-Zero CO2 Targets Herald New Miserable Dark Age

Wisdom comes with experience: people soon wise up to the reality of the wind and solar ‘transition’ once they’ve spent time freezing or boiling in the dark. Over time, the experience will be shared by more of our compatriots on planet Earth. Obsessive, indeed maniacal, renewable energy policies are a guarantee of crippling power bills […]

Environment Wreckers: Wind & Solar Chewing Up World’s Resources At Astonishing Rate

Diffuse, intermittent and unreliable wind and solar are utterly pointless as power sources – because they can’t deliver power as and when we need it. However, as a source of insatiable demand for the Planet’s (purportedly) dwindling resources they blitz the field. At the heart of every Electric Vehicle, solar panel and wind turbine there’s […]

Smug & Shameless: Exposing ‘Green’ Energy’s Dirty Slave Labour Secret

Unshackling the smug and self-righteous from the fixed and firm belief that their solar panels are saving the world, is no mean feat. The same characters also believe that the Teslas they occasionally drive to the local café and/or that they’ve strapped to their homes to capture a fraction of the six hours of solar […]

Rapacious Renewables: Wind & Solar’s Insatiable Demand For Minerals Beyond Belief

Economics is about using scarce resources to meet insatiable wants; in contrast wind and solar devour scarce resources and provide nothing much in return. Diffuse, intermittent and unreliable wind and solar are utterly pointless as power sources – because they can’t deliver power as and when we need it. However, as a source of insatiable […]

What Meeting Net-Zero Emissions Targets Without Nuclear Power Will Cost You

There’s a new definition of insanity: trying to satisfy net-zero carbon dioxide gas emissions targets without nuclear power. Australia’s PM, Scott Morrison’s energy policy falls well within that definition, which probably makes this country one of the largest lunatic asylums, on earth. Morrison headed off to Glasgow to join 25,000 virtue signallers, crony capitalists and […]

All-Electric Future Fizzles: EV Chargers First Target For RE Power Rationing

The trope has it that soon we’ll all be auto-piloted by EVs charged by electrons lovingly caressed from sunshine and breezes. Although, if that vision is ever realised, expect to hear more about collisions between stray unicorns and EVs, which is just as likely as an RE-powered all-EV future. Meanwhile, back on Earth, grid managers […]

Tesla Terror: Lithium Battery ‘Bombs’ Exploding In Toxic Fireballs That Burn For Days

Giant batteries are said to be the Planet’s saviour, but be sure you’re well clear when they explode into toxic fireballs that firefighters can’t extinguish. On the large-scale, it’s the kind of terrifying Tesla moment experienced by locals in Victoria when one of these lithium-ion wonders went up in flames and literally burned for days, […]

The Hidden Victims of ‘Green’ Virtue Signalling: Renewable Energy Costs Crushing Working Poor

Subsidised wind and solar is a playground for the vain, rich and cynical, and its victims are always on the wrong side of the tracks; unseen and unheard. Energy poverty is now an entrenched feature of first-world economies wherever wind and solar play any prominence in power systems. And it’s not simply the fact that […]