Leading Renewable Energy Advocate Changes His Mind and Goes Nuclear

Posted by Michael Shellenberger, President of Environmental Progress

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Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet

You can make solar panels cheaper and wind turbines bigger, but you can’t make the sun shine more regularly or the wind blow more reliably. I came to understand the environmental implications of the physics of energy. In order to produce significant amounts of electricity from weak energy flows, you just have to spread them over enormous areas. In other words, the trouble with renewables isn’t fundamentally technical—it’s natural… CLICK to read