Beyond Contempt: Bankers Back Net-Zero & Condemn World’s Poorest to Eternal Poverty

By refusing to back reliable coal-fired power plants, global elites have condemned the world’s poorest to a life of abject and eternal poverty. The prospect of making $trillions trading in carbon dioxide gas credits – presumably backed by an invisible commodity that will never be delivered – has international bankers salivating. To get there, the money […]

Rapid RE Retreat: Looming Winter Blackouts Force Greeks to Reignite Coal-Fired Plants

In the abstract, the ‘inevitable transition’ to an all wind and sun-powered future is easy, the kicker comes when reality bites; the sun sets and calm weather sets in. The Greeks, like the Germans, have been talking long and loud about killing off every last one of their coal-fired power plants, denigrating them as “dirty”, […]

Save Our Jobs: Australia’s Economic Recovery Demands Reliable & Affordable Coal-Fired Power

Whatever policies are directed at recovering from the coronavirus lockdown, without reliable and affordable power Australia’s energy hungry businesses are doomed. With rocketing power prices, and an intermittent supply, mineral processors and manufacturers are terminal, and have been for years. Politicians and academic boffins have been giving lip service to improving Australia’s “resilience” and “self-sufficiency”, […]

Fatal Attraction: America’s Big Freeze Reveals Deadly Danger of Unreliable Renewables

Relying on intermittent wind and solar requires a kind of blind faith that power might be delivered when needed most, such as the Big Freeze that hit America’s Mid-west last month, and the heatwave that hit Victoria and South Australia, the month before that. On that score, STT’s post – Minnesota Madness: Big Freeze Exposes […]