Post-Renewables Europe: Coal Prevents Mass Blackouts As Great Wind Drought Continues

While hot air output shot up in Glasgow, Europe’s great wind drought continues unabated. Wind power output amounted to a trickle through most of September and into October. We dubbed it the ‘Big Calm’. Well, the Big Calm appears now to be less of an anomaly than the new normal. In Britain, grid operators are […]

Arrested Development: Without Nuclear Power ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions Targets Are An Economic Suicide Pact

Every advance made by humankind can trace its roots to the control and use of energy. The Industrial Revolution wasn’t powered by wood, nor was the rapid rise of the East Asian economies, over the last generation. Smug in their seemingly dominant prosperity, the leaders of Western nations are bidding to outdo each other in […]

Command & Control: Subsidised Wind Power Central to Britain’s Great Socialist Reset

As Margaret Thatcher put it: “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” That adage, however, doesn’t appear to trouble Britain’s current PM, Boris Johnson, whose plan to squander a further £50,000,000,000 on subsidies and over-the-market contracts for intermittent offshore wind power beggars belief. But that colossal crony-capitalist boondoggle, […]