The claim that Germany will rely on foreign nuclear energy is back again. One wonders why proponents of nuclear power understand the technology and markets so poorly.
South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before – they can do it again.
Pro-nuclear lobby groups applaud Abbott’s decision to give $4m to climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg, while claiming renewables cannot meet society’s needs.
It may be possible for China to shake most of its reliance on fossil fuels by 2050, with renewables providing 80% of electricity needs.
Even with an early start, nuclear power is surpassed by wind power in China and India, and will soon be overtaken in Brazil, South Africa.
Clean energy is growing again in the U.S. as investments in renewables increased in 2014 after a two-year decline.