November 5, 2012

Nicole Foss on Renewables: Why No Nuclear?

Bill Tucker, Nuclear Townhall

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Nicole Foss is a British peak oiler, climate catastrophist, meticulous researcher and editor of, a website that takes on a variety of issues from the Eurozone crisis to Hurricane Sandy. Last weekend she published what amounted to a small booklet on the foibles and fantasies of renewables. “Renewable Energy: The Vision and a Dose of Reality,” the title of the 55-page document (on my printer, at least) hardly captures the gloom of her diagnosis. By the time Foss is finished, the entire effort to convert the world’s energy system to wind and solar lies a smoldering ruin. Moreover, there are several European countries under the rubble.

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TAGGED: Dose Of Reality, Intermittent Resources, Electrical Grid, Wind Energy, Renewables, Nicole Foss, Nuclear Energy


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