Serious question, greenies: is a nation justified in completely running its economy into the ground, with all of the hardship and heartache that ensues, if it’s all for the sake of instilling the populace with what the government deems necessary environmental virtue?
This article is old, but still tells the story. This is the best hope we have for finally eliminating wind and solar from our energy mix. We have invested an inordinate amount of taxpayers dollars in providing us with as little as 7% of our energy mix, and pure scientific physics prove over and over that no matter how much we pour in it will never reach a level that makes a difference.
Warren Buffett has said many times, wind makes no sense without construction and tax subsidies. No investor in his right mind would sink money into wind turbines if there was no way to make money. This article shows the collapse of the industry without government support. They have had 40 years to get it right and stand on their own two feet, but they have failed at every turn.