Category Archives: Wind

It’s groundhog day again, again.

Nothing new. Stasse’s pushing this. Apparently it’s truer-er if you shout it emotionally. In French. But it’s the same arguments – even if it’s short and passionate and eloquent. And French. (After a few subtitled French philosophy documentaries many years … Continue reading

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It’s Groundhog Day in Peak Oil land

Mike Stasse is at it again. He is promoting Paul Mobbs, another Degrowth Doomer. Paul pushes message that there is no alternative but to go back to the land. A highly complex industrial information age is about to collapse back … Continue reading

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Tom Murphy’s paper reveals something I also fell for back in the day

I again owe this next post to Mike Stasse’s indefatigable efforts to quote the dishonest (Michaux) or irrelevant (Murphy). With Mike, it goes like this. I show a fundamental error in one of Mike’s heroes – an error so blatant … Continue reading

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Regeneration launch

One of the biggest environmental movements has combined a bunch of different perspectives into an overarching philosophy of Regeneration. Regeneration “puts life at the centre of every act and decision.” Please watch this 5 minute launch of one of the … Continue reading

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Professor Simon Michaux – how to strawman renewables and ignore industry standards.

Professor Simon Michaux is the Associate Professor of Geometallurgy at the Geological Survey of Finland. He has published a giant strawman against the renewable energy transition. He is a scary smart guy, and asks important questions. But the false claims … Continue reading

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