Bjørn Lomborg: Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels, Not Wind Power & Wishes

**** Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels Project Syndicate Bjørn Lomborg 22 January 2016 SANTIAGO – Africa is the world’s most “renewable” continent when it comes to energy. In the rich world, renewables account for less than a tenth of total energy supplies. The 900 million people of Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) get 80% of their […]

Want to Help the Poorest? Then It’s Time to Ditch Wind Power

**** The only reason that Western economies have entertained the infantile nonsense of wind power, is that the rich world can afford (at least in the short term) to throw $billions in subsidies at a wholly weather dependent “system”, that will never stump up as an “alternative”, unless your starting point is sitting freezing (or […]

Brits Waking Up to the Insane Cost of its Wind Power Disaster

**** Green targets ‘cost £214 a year’: Report says rush for renewable energy has been ‘most expensive policy disaster in modern British history’ Jack Doyle Daily Mail 18 March 2015 Shifting to wind and solar power has increased costs to consumers Ditching green energy targets would save households £214 a year Report into renewable energy […]

Denying Power to the Poor: the Idolatry and Moral Bankruptcy of “Earth Hour”

**** The so-called “Greens”, that have sought to overtake and destroy sensible energy policy around the Globe, are not just delusional, they’re dangerous. Part of their perverse, human-hating ideology centres around demonizing electricity; and the only meaningful generation sources capable of providing it; ie, coal, gas, nuclear and hydro – yes, hydro – even though […]

Ontario’s Wind Powered Energy Poverty

**** Around the globe, the true cost of the great wind power fraud is catching up with a vengeance. The phrase “energy poverty” is now synonymous with the insane (and utterly pointless) costs of subsidising the ‘production’ of electricity, using a wholly weather dependent ‘system’, that has to have 100% of its capacity, backed up […]

PSST! Want to Kill Prosperous Economies & Crush the Poorest? Then Keep Throwing $Billions at Wind Power

*** The so-called “Greens” are not just delusional, they’re dangerous. Full of hate for human beings, especially the poorest of them, their “policies” – if they can be called that? – are more like malign manifestos, of the kind that would have made the Generalissimo proud. In a brilliant essay, first published in the Wall […]

It’s the Poor Who Suffer Most from the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** In a number of posts we’ve covered Bjørn Lomborg’s critical analysis of how runaway renewables policies – and the spiralling power costs they cause – are having a devastating (and disproportionate) impact on the poorest in developed economies – and how they threaten to lock the poorest billion or so of our planet’s inhabitants […]