Daily Archives: March 27, 2019

The “new energy economy” is magical thinking

“This “new energy economy” rests on the belief—a centerpiece of the Green New Deal and other similar proposals both here and in Europe—that the technologies of wind and solar power and battery storage are undergoing the kind of disruption experienced in computing and communications, dramatically lowering costs and increasing efficiency. But this core analogy glosses over profound differences, grounded in physics, between systems that produce energy and those that produce information.” click here

Linear-no-threshold default assumption no longer valid

“The linear no-threshold paradigm, which asserts there are no safe exposure levels, is the product of flawed and corrupted science.” click here