Wind and Solar: Overblown and Overhyped.

There’s something romantic about getting something for nothing.
We don’t need fossil fuels when free energy is right there in the air. Solar and wind will more than fill our needs. All we have to do is build it!

Right? Wrong.
It comes down to math, as the ever detailed scrutiny of the Chemist in Langley reveals.
“Let’s be clear at the outset. I agree that we need to decarbonize our energy system to fight climate change. But I believe that 100% WWS is the wrong approach to achieve that goal. I believe 100% WWS’ requirement that we exclude numerous low-carbon alternatives (like nuclear and run-of-river hydro) adds significantly to the expense of the plan while providing few real benefits.”
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