During the late innings of the ICE-age (as in the Internal Combustion Engine age) it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap.
It also requires nearly 75.5 GWh of energy, almost twice the equivalent amount of electricity that the entire country of Morocco can generate over the same five-hour period.
At 60% effective, the CO2 abatement cost would be $53-$120 per tonne CO2.
You had better show not just that you have some fancy new reconstructed data, but that your data are just miles better than everyone else’s, if only because nobody else agrees with you, and they’ve been in the business for a long time.
Wind turbines emit infrasound and low frequency noise. It is also well established that inappropriate levels of infrasound, regardless of the source, cause adverse health impacts.
The latest alarmism comes from California where the Internet is abuzz with talk of California’s water supply running out in a year’s time.
So why are we all flying so much when most of us are concerned about the effects of climate change?
The environmental apocolyptic doomsayers have been proved wrong over almost 50 years.
High population densities in the third world and the exponential rise in cross continental migration are symptoms of the biggest problem humanity has ever faced.
I have a grazier friend who invested more than $1 million in solar panels for his properties in the earliest days of such schemes. They are returning 17 per cent per annum
The firm expects costs to keep falling as oil service companies become more efficient and lower their own prices.
Oil prices have rebounded strongly since March. The benchmark WTI prices soared by more than 36 percent in two months, and Brent has jumped by more than 25 percent.