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Jan 17, 2023Liked by B.F. Randall ⚛ ⛏ ⚡

Randall

It is exactly this extreme wastefulness, this inefficiency which is so alluring to the people behind Renewables- because there is an extreme amount of money to be spent - and therefore made (by someone)

The executors of renewable projects have more FUNDING than they know what to do with. They don't even care if the project makes money, even with artificial feed prices. One asset manager i know said that he sent a proposal for $50mn proposal to a fund investor and had a wire transfer the next day

Its the great Grift. Clear as day

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Feb 6, 2023Liked by B.F. Randall ⚛ ⛏ ⚡

Great article -I read this with great interest as I am a retired chemist who worked for Cytec Industries in the mining and minerals division. I also worked in mining wastewater remediation.

The reality is brutal.

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Outstanding.

We call it “saving earth to death”.

UN Brundtland Commission’s definition of “Sustainable Development” (since shortened generally to “Sustainability”) from “Our Common Future” 1987: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

We challenge anyone who fancies themselves as “green and sustainable” to show us how what the author describes in this article pretends to meet that definition.

Keep up the great work!

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The only application of sustainable that makes any sense is nuclear energy. Not combustion. Not wind. Not solar. Not batteries.

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The only application of sustainable that makes any sense is nuclear energy. Not combustion. Not wind. Not solar. Not batteries.

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Interesting. As someone who is not nearly as invested in understanding our energy sources I listen to those who are. Definitely see issues with “green” energy as entirely problematic and grifting. Still confused about the entire matter. But for certain the Green Energy promoters are con artists. Those who promote the 15 minute “smart” cities, the woke agenda, and the whole grifting scheme need to go. They will not save the planet they think they understand and seek to control. Hubris.

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A smart bomb dropped over Davos this week would be an ideal start

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A smart something is needed here for certain. How many soldiers did they have for protection? Cowardly idiot kleptocrats on steroids.

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Not as many soldiers as hookers I understand

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Figures. Thanks for pointing that out.

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touché

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We must kill the planet to save it is indeed a strange strategy.

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so what is the solution? more ff pollution (which is never given the same kind of wholistic analysis)? denial?

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Your writing is both appreciated and necessary. I'm so thankful to you for your work; it will have an impact.

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Please see in compliment:

The Brutal Human and Environmental Costs of Mining Cobalt for EV Batteries

Sacrifices at the Altar of Climate Change

https://tucoschild.substack.com/p/the-brutal-human-and-environmental

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To think that in Europe, the EU want to impose all residents to 'green' their homes including solar panel installation at the threat of devaluation of their homes by 2030, assuming its a social democratic govt. As long as Italy remains conservative then they wont do that. 🙏🏻

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If I were to make a prediction based on human nature as I understand it, modern governance and green hegemony it would be this: in the next several years, Western states will continue to lie about green energy; they will obfuscate and misconstrue reality and will not simply ignore the cost to humanity posed by the production of same, but ever more stridently attack any questions posed. Ad hominem attacks will continue unabated towards anyone who points out the health problems, disposal catastrophe and land use of the "greening". Citizens will continue being useful tools to the sham system, enabled by uncurious news media and captured politicians. Things said such as "Germany last year produced a record amount of wind energy" will be spoken as they import electricity from coal producing states or their own plants. This will be buried beneath language about how glorious our lack of reliance on gas is. The American Left and corrupt states like California, will simply pay off it's citizens with their own money to subsidize the glorious green future...but will find it impossible to maintain the low interest rate, high standard of living conditions that we have maintained for many decades.

In the midst of this, Italy will be coerced, cajoled, blamed, smeared and misconstrued, but their lower cost energy will have to be noted. The country will trumpet their lack of blackouts and readily available electricity. And because of this, an important portion of western citizenry will find voice and note the inverse proportionality between cost and reliability, the travails of mining vs extraction of gas.

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