« I’m Not Stuck in a Liberal Bubble Anymore Because I Just Watched All Five Seasons of Friday Night Lights | Main | Dinner consisted in a succession of complicated small things, »

March 21, 2017

The environmentalist utopia, in which by 2030 or 2050 or 2100 all or most energy comes from solar power and wind power?

If leftists were serious about reducing CO2 emissions without inflicting energy poverty on the developed and developing world alike,
they would favor temporarily switching from coal to lower-carbon natural gas, while rapidly building zero-carbon-emission nuclear power plants, whose limited risks would surely be tolerable if the alternative is catastrophic global warming.But no, natural gas is evil and nuclear energy is evil. Solar power and wind power are good, even though realistically they cannot be scaled up to meet present and future global energy demands. Most environmentalists are not open to debate on energy. They are crusaders who view hydrocarbons and nuclear power the way the old Prohibitionists viewed alcohol. There can be no compromise with sin. The Fantasy Worlds of Politics | The Smart Set

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 21, 2017 9:51 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

Your Say

Post a comment




Remember Me?

(you may use HTML tags for style)