Wind Turbines Provide Zero% of Global Energy: Despite $Billions Squandered on Subsidies

*** Matt Ridley defines pragmatism and common sense. If – as the wind cult constantly exhorts us – generating power without generating CO2 emissions is the object, then wind power offers no solution. Matt correctly points out the path to CO2 reductions in the power sector involves gas, for now, and investing in an atomic […]

Donald Trump’s War On Wind Power: Wind Industry Panics as Republicans Plan to Slash Subsidies

A couple of weeks back we covered the story of how the Republicans are lining up to slash wind power subsidies to the bone: America Set to Cut Subsidies to Wind Power & Prevent Grid Chaos And from all reports, their President needs little encouragement, as Slim Jim Delingpole reports (as an aside, STT was chuffed […]

Britain Laments: Wind Power Sends Power Prices Skyward, Risks Total Grid Collapse & Fails to Cut CO2 Emissions

**** In a ‘don’t say we didn’t warn you’ piece, Matt Ridley nails down precisley why THESE THINGS DON’T WORK – on any level. Over to Matt. Wind power makes electricity expensive and unreliable without cutting emissions Rational Optimist Matt Ridley 13 November 2015 By preventing investment in gas, the dash for wind has done […]

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 […]