Daily Archives: January 3, 2019

U2 – Stand By Me ft. Bruce Springsteen

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Run Aground: Intermittent Offshore Wind Power Costs 25 Times More Than Ever-Reliable Coal, Gas & Nuclear

STOP THESE THINGS

Wind power is a pointless nonsense: 100% of its capacity must be backed up 100% of the time with a meaningful, conventional generation source: coal, gas, hydro or nuclear. That grouping never needs ‘backup’, ‘firming’, batteries or prayers to the Wind Gods and such like; they just work, whatever the weather, 24 x 365. Whereas, wind power….

The other reason that wind power makes no sense, is that its ultimate cost is utterly staggering.

Without massive and endless subsidies, there would not be a wind turbine operating anywhere on Earth, full stop.

And, when the scam is taken out to sea, as point out, the cost of the – chaotically intermittent – electricity generated by offshore wind turbines is out of this world.

Offshore wind power, a fraudulent fiasco
The Washington Times

2 December 2018

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National Climate Assessment: A crisis of epistemic overconfidence

Climate Etc.

by Judith Curry

“You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine Hayhoe, co-author of the 4th National Climate Assessment Report.

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