A Skeptic looks at Alternative Energy

wb5mmb wb5mmb at pobox.com
Thu Jul 5 23:38:14 CDT 2012

Then it is time to start breaking ground on the several hundred 
nuclear plants we will need in a few years.

At 10:33 PM 7/5/2012, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> > He sounds to me like someone who knows a bit
> > about energy systems, economics and history.
>Yes, but don't you see?  All he does is make self promotionmal 
>negativism about solar and wind and their optomistically 
>underestimated costs but then he does not offer one single 
>alternative solution to the global problems of continued reliance on 
>dwindling fossil fuels.
>What is the point of complaining about he cost of solar and wind if 
>you don't have an alternative?  What everyone needs to learn from 
>this is that there are no cheap solutions as we run out of fossil 
>fuels.  SO we are either going to pay more now, or pay a LOT MORE later.
>Sticking our heads in the sand and doing nothing but 
>burn-baby-burn-more-carbon (since the shooting end game will come in 
>the next generation) is not something I want to leave to my 
>kids.  Though some will say the shooting has already begun...

More information about the Tacos mailing list