Wind & Solar ‘Transition’ Means Mountains of Toxic Rubbish Dumped in Local Landfills

The millions of solar panels headed for landfill are a veritable toxic cocktail of gallium arsenide, tellurium, silver, crystalline silicon, lead, cadmium, and heavy earth material. Then there’s the landfill legacy being created by wind turbine blades, with the First World cynically using the Third World as its dumping ground: ‘Green’ Energy’s Poisonous Legacy: Millions of Toxic Turbine […]

Toxic Heavy Metal Cocktail: What’s Really Inside Solar Panels

The RE acolyte is all care and no responsibility, which helps to explain his obsession with solar power. With millions of solar panels already at the end of their useful lives and off to be crushed and dumped in local landfills, it’s probably a good time to find out precisely what’s inside them. For the […]

Why Everything You’ve Heard About Solar Is Wrong: What the Media Don’t Want You to Know

The mainstream press would have you believe that we’re already being exclusively powered by wind and solar, and that neither of them have any downside, at all. Michael Shellenberger knows otherwise. Michael, with his properly reasoned support for nuclear power, draws plenty of heat from the pro-unreliables hacks in the MSM for his equally reasoned […]

Time to Dump Subsidised Solar & Get Serious About Reliable & Affordable Power Generation

There’s not much wrong with solar power; except its exorbitant cost, limited and unreliable delivery and the toxic cocktail left behind when the panels expire after a decade of service, and end up crushed up in landfills. In remote locations, backed up with batteries and diesel generators, solar makes sense. However, in populated urban centres […]

Lingering Legacy: Millions of Toxic Solar Panels That Can’t Be Recycled Destined for Landfills

Around the globe, millions upon millions of solar panels have reached their use by dates; they can’t be recycled, which means they’re destined for the local dump. Each panel is a veritable toxic cocktail of gallium arsenide, tellurium, silver, crystalline silicon, lead, cadmium and other heavy metals. As the stuff leeches into the water table, […]