Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Does Wind Power INCREASE CO2 Emissions?

1) Let’s start by noting that the global hysteria over CO2 emissions is utterly unjustified.

2) We already know that Ethanol did exactly the opposite of everything it was purported to do.

3) Now, we see (below) that wind power (also heavily subsidized by governments) may very well do the same.

Quoting Dutch physicist C. le Pair:
“Wind generated electricity requires back-up capacity of conventional power stations. This capacity is required to deliver electricity to consumers when wind supply is falling short. To have the non-wind power stations ramp up or down to compensate for the stochastic wind variations causes extra efficiency loss for such power stations…

Wind energy easily costs more than it yields, not only in monetary terms, but also in non-sustainable energy use. Thus it will easily increase rather than decrease CO2 emission.”
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Click here for commentary from the Far Left U.K. Guardian.

Click here for the Civitas Report
Click here for more on wind power follies.

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