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Insights on the challenges with Renewables

Posted by blogbymurph on August 11, 2019

Michael Shellenberger is a Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment,” and president of Environmental Progress, an independent research and policy organization. He offers some great insights on the challenges with Solar and Wind — why the can’t save the planet and do more harm than good.  

Check out Why Renewables Can’t save the Planet here

Germany’s carbon emissions have been flat since 2009, despite an investment of $580 billion by 2025 in a renewables-heavy electrical grid, a 50 percent rise in electricity cost.

Meanwhile, France produces one-tenth the carbon emissions per unit of electricity as Germany and pays little more than half for its electricity. How? Through nuclear power.  

 

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