Europe Squanders $1.2 Trillion on Wind/Solar Subsidies & Still CO2 Emissions Soar

If “saving” the planet is – as we are repeatedly told – all about reducing man-made emissions of an odourless, colourless, naturally occurring trace gas, essential for all life on earth – then European energy/environmental policy has manifestly failed. And what an expensive failure it is. In the following pieces, the delicious term ‘irony’ springs […]

Desperate Salvage Mission: Europeans Slash Wind & Solar Subsidy Schemes

Europe’s Energy Crisis Poses Warning for the U.S. Breitbart Terry Jarret 14 April 2016 Europe has a problem that may soon become ours. Countries including Germany, Spain, and England are finding that their recent “green energy” experiments are proving too costly to continue. Between 2005—when the European Union adopted its emissions trading scheme—and 2014, residential […]

Europe’s Wind Power Suicide Pact Killing 40,000 a Year

Green Europe is killing 40,000 poor a year Breitbart Jame Delingpole 30 March 2016 Europe’s suicidal green energy policies are killing at least 40,000 people a year. That’s just the number estimated to have died in the winter of 2014 because they were unable to afford fuel bills driven artificially high by renewable energy tariffs. But […]

Europeans Lament their Wind Power Fiasco

**** Hurrah! Windfarms produce whopping ONE PERCENT of EU energy The Register Lewis Page 27 July 2015 The colossal, hugely expensive windfarms that are spread across huge areas of Europe’s land and sea, which are projected to drive up household energy bills by more than 50 per cent in coming years, have achieved … almost […]

Europe’s Industry Massacred by Wind Power Policy

Roger Helmer, MEP gave a speech in the European Parliament on 26 January 2015 pointing out how runaway renewable policies have resulted in an industrial massacre in Europe. Roger is on the money when he says: “We have a policy which is exporting jobs, exporting investment, exporting manufacturing, and increasing CO2 emissions at the same […]

Europe Ditches Crazy Wind Power Targets

**** It seems the European member states are fast catching up with the insane costs of their efforts to cover every inch of their turf in giant fans. Now they want out. As Oxford don, Dieter Helm pointed out (see this post) “wind power is staggeringly expensive” and “among the most expensive ways of marginally […]

When The Party’s Over

Built on a fat pile of subsidies filched from unwitting taxpayers and power consumers – and forced on customers by Stalinist edicts so outrageous that they would’ve surprised George Orwell with their reach and audacity – wind power is all set to get the boot in Europe. But the fan scamming leeches that have grown […]