Minnesota Throws $Billions at Wind Power: But CO2 Emissions Barely Budge

‘Green’ energy fails every test Watts Up with That? John Hinderacker 18 October 2017 The sad story of Minnesota’s green energy failure is one that no doubt is being replicated around the country. And one of the ironies of green energy is that it is terrible for the environment. Liberals will tell you that Minnesota […]

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 […]

Wind Industry’s CO2 Abatement Claims Go Up in Smoke

The central, endlessly repeated lie upon which the wind industry seeks to ‘justify’ the colossal and endless subsidies upon which it critically depends; the destruction of wind farm neighbours’ health, wealth and happiness; and the slaughter of millions of birds and bats, is that wind power causes substantial reductions of CO2 emissions in the electricity […]

Canada’s Wind Power Debacle: $Billions Wasted with CO2 Emissions to Double

Ontario is the place where the most bizarre energy policy in the world has seen thousands of these things speared into the backyards of homes – in the most agriculturally productive part of Canada. When we say “bizarre” we mean completely bonkers. Canada has one of the “cleanest” power generation mixes on the planet, with […]

Wind Industry’s Bogus CO2 Abatement Claims Smashed Again

**** Let’s assume (as STT does, for the sake of argument) that the global warming/climate change Chicken Littles are right: the sky really is falling, and it’s all CO2’s fault. Then what on Earth are we doing pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into subsidies for wind power? See our posts here and here and […]

Brits Rumble Frightening Energy Fact: Wind Power Depends on the (ur, ahem) Wind …

**** Power from wind turbines slumps – due to lack of wind The Telegraph Emily Gosden 25 September 2014 Electricity output from UK wind farms falls by a fifth due to unusually low wind speeds Power produced by wind farms slumped by a fifth in the second quarter of this year, despite hundreds of new […]

Wind Power’s True & Hidden Costs: A Dirty Big Secret

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret National Review Online Rupert Darwall 23 September 2014 Renewable energy has become a potent rallying cry uniting Hollywood and the Beltway. “We can move our economy town by town, state by state to renewable energy and a sustainable future,” Leonardo DiCaprio says in his eight-minute climate movie Carbon, released in August. […]