Game Over: Vlad Putin’s Ukrainian Invasion Spells The End For ‘Green’ Energy Dream

All of a sudden, energy security and affordability is the new black. The Russian onslaught in Ukraine has focused thinking on energy supplies, like nothing before. The West has taken its energy advantages for granted, for far too long. But, the energy pricing and supply calamity that’s followed Vlad’s aggressive bid for territorial expansion, has […]

Apologise Now: West’s Attempt To Rely On Wind & Solar A Monumental Mistake

Anyone who still believes in an ‘inevitable’ transition to wind and solar, clearly hasn’t been paying attention. The same crowd tells us that ‘coal is dead’, ignoring the fact that coal demand continues to rise and the record prices paid for the black stuff is through the roof. The Russian advance on Ukraine has only […]

No End Date For Coal & Nuclear: Gas Crunch Drives Germany’s Grand Renewables Backflip

A month or so back, Germany’s green-infested government was talking up the end of coal and nuclear power plants; the last phase in its ‘inevitable’ transition to an all wind and sun-powered future, as the wind and sun cult would have it. Well. That was then, this is now. With the squeeze on Russian gas […]

Reality Check: Europe’s ‘Inevitable’ Wind & Solar Transition Unwinds In Ukraine

  That the West has become weak and silly, is best exemplified by its concerted efforts to wreck hitherto reliable and affordable energy supplies. While policy wonks will argue forever about the precise casus belli for Putin’s attack on Ukraine, it is unarguable that Europe’s insatiable demand for Russian oil and gas has allowed Putin […]

No Brainer: Any Serious World Power Is Absolutely Serious About Nuclear Power

China and Russia are serious world powers, which is why they are absolutely serious about nuclear power. No country ever deprived itself of reliable and affordable energy and went on to become a world player. Which is why the CCP and Vlad Putin can’t believe their luck with hitherto Western powers doing just that. True […]

Self-Inflicted Energy Insecurity: Vlad Impales Wind & Solar Obsessed Europe

Like a giant boa constrictor, oil and gas-rich Vlad Putin has a chokehold on wind and solar-obsessed Europe. ‘Green’ policies designed to wipe out reliable and affordable coal and nuclear power plants – on the pretext that they would be replaced by the chaotic output from wind turbines and solar panels – have long been […]

Unreliable Wind & Solar Show Everything Depends On Reliable & Affordable Power Supplies

2021 was the year when the inherent unreliability of wind and solar revealed how everything depends upon reliable and affordable power supplies. The wind and solar ‘industries’ talk a big game; and in their wilder moments even claim to be capable of replacing conventional coal, gas and nuclear generators, altogether. Europe’s months-long wind drought in […]

Russian Resurgence: Putin’s Grand Plan to Meet Insatiable Demand for Coal in Asia

As the wind and solar cult would have it, ‘coal is dead’ and wind and solar power are the gloating villains that killed it. Well, that’s the meme, anyway. Back on Earth, coal-fired power and the coal industry that fuels it are in very robust health, indeed. Outside of the virtue signalling Western nations that […]