Re: Ramping Up Renewables Canít Provide Enough Heat Energy in Winter
Posted by johnlilburne on October 6, 2022, 1:09 pm, in reply to "Re: Ramping Up Renewables Canít Provide Enough Heat Energy in Winter"
Beyond the 'intermittency problem', the use of 'renewables' was only ever going to be in addition to rather than a replacement for the continued use of fossil fuels. It adds to 'growth' and attracts subsidies for 'green' capitalists, all beneath a 'woke' veneer. |
Off the top of my head, wind and solar require prodigious amounts of concrete, steel, copper, pure silica, rare earths, the precursors to which have to be extracted and processed using fossil fuels and often toxic chemicals.
'Bright Green Lies' by Derek Jensen et al goes into this in great detail. You don't have to sign up to their 'deep' ecocentric position to find this useful.