You have probably heard Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem politicians singing the praises of Germany’s Green revolution or mainstream media watermelon bloggers (green on the outside, red on the inside, disguising their Marxism as environmentalism as they harangue us for being fossil fuel fossils and complaining about the fact that “green” energy has vastly increased our electricity bills. They too point to the fine example st by Germany.
It’s all lies of course. Here’s an item from the English edition of Spiegel:
“Germany pretends to be a pioneer in the green revolution. But its massively expensive Energiewende has done nothing to make the environment cleaner or encourage genuine efficiency. One writer argues: Either do it right, or don’t do it at all.
So, perhaps you’ve heard about Germany’s heroic green revolution, about how it’s overhauling its entire energy infrastructure to embrace renewable energy sources? Well, in reality, our chimney stacks are spewing out more than ever, and coal consumption jumped 8 percent in the first half of 2013. Germans are pumping more climate-killing CO2 into the air than they have in years. And people are surprised.
Why coal, you might ask? Aren’t Germans installing rooftop solar panels and wind turbines everywhere? What’s being done with the billions of euros from the renewable energy surcharge, which is tacked onto Germans’ power bills to subsidize green energy and due to rise again soon? This is certainly not how we imagined the Energiewende, Germany’s push to abandon nuclear energy and promote renewable sources, which Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government launched in 2011 in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.
This same government acts as if this coal fever were merely a growing pain or transitional problem. But that’s not true. Instead, it stems from structural flaws in the Energiewende. Renewable energy and the coal boom are causally linked. The insane system to promote renewable energy sources ensures that, with each new rooftop solar panel and each additional wind turbine, more coal is automatically burned and more CO2 released into the atmosphere.”
So next time you hear Cameron Clegg or Miliband or that Cupid Stunt Ed Davey telling us we all have to have a 400 foot wind turbine in out back yard, send the lying twat a link to this.
And if you see that grinning loon Brian Cox screaming “Isn’t science brilliant,” KILL HIM because he believes wind and solkar power are BRILLIANT.