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joshcryer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-10 06:45 PM
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28. It also has to be an import/export tax, because that would compel other nations to jump on board...
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  -ELSAM (West Denmark Utilities Co) Development Head: "Wind turbines do not reduce CO2 emissions." NNadir  Apr-06-10 11:25 PM   #0 
  - It was never meant to.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-06-10 11:29 PM   #1 
  - How does it do that?  Statistical   Apr-07-10 07:18 AM   #8 
     - The OP is horseshit from a utility industry executive...  kristopher   Apr-07-10 11:30 AM   #13 
        - Energy security is determined by resources vs demand.  Statistical   Apr-07-10 11:37 AM   #14 
        - Renewables are as good as the sun  kristopher   Apr-07-10 12:13 PM   #16 
        - WHY the OP is standard entrenched energy industry horseshit:  kristopher   Apr-07-10 12:11 PM   #15 
           - "The UKERC determined the efficiency penalty was 7% for wind penetrations of up 20%"  Statistical   Apr-07-10 12:45 PM   #19 
              - That is false.  kristopher   Apr-07-10 12:59 PM   #21 
                 - How about your source.  Statistical   Apr-07-10 01:07 PM   #22 
                    - Yawn... That doesn't prove your assertion  kristopher   Apr-07-10 01:11 PM   #23 
  - I guess this is what Lovelock was talking about...  teknomanzer   Apr-06-10 11:36 PM   #2 
  - That's what pisses me off about that prick Lovelock  wtmusic   Apr-07-10 12:09 AM   #4 
     - Cue rants about "political reality" and greenwashing with offsets.  joshcryer   Apr-07-10 12:21 AM   #5 
     - Interesting...  teknomanzer   Apr-07-10 10:54 AM   #10 
        - Aye, there's the rub.  wtmusic   Apr-07-10 11:07 AM   #11 
           - If we could somehow ban coal power plants in the United States...  hunter   Apr-07-10 12:15 PM   #17 
              - The difference is coal is cheap. Insanely cheap. off the charts cheap.  Statistical   Apr-07-10 12:50 PM   #20 
                 - The world's not pounding on the door demanding 100 amp residential electric service.  hunter   Apr-07-10 02:03 PM   #24 
                    - "The world will adopt alternative energy sources when coal is outlawed."  Statistical   Apr-07-10 02:09 PM   #25 
                       - It also has to be an import/export tax, because that would compel other nations to jump on board...  joshcryer   Apr-07-10 06:45 PM   #28 
                       - Maybe we've mined enough iron ore already...  hunter   Apr-07-10 09:24 PM   #29 
                          - That is the beauty of a carbon tax.  Statistical   Apr-07-10 10:24 PM   #30 
  - Is this a problem of wind power itself, or of a poorly designed system...  Silent3   Apr-06-10 11:42 PM   #3 
  - You need something like V2G and solar to supplant wind.  joshcryer   Apr-07-10 12:42 AM   #6 
  - My suspicion is the only time you've supported wind power  madokie   Apr-07-10 07:07 AM   #7 
  - The "dustup in vermont" was media and anti-science activist driven.  Statistical   Apr-07-10 07:22 AM   #9 
  - Actually, NNadir used to consider wind power to be comparable to nuclear in externalized cost/erg.  phantom power   Apr-07-10 11:26 AM   #12 
  - That must have been before he realized no one bought that bullshit equivalency.  kristopher   Apr-07-10 12:16 PM   #18 
     - The hangnail hurts longer.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-07-10 03:05 PM   #26 
  - Um, keep whistling in the dark, big boy.  NNadir   Apr-07-10 11:18 PM   #31 
  - The article dates to April 2009 made by a blogger  Fledermaus   Apr-07-10 06:38 PM   #27 
     - Well, about 1,409 other places  Dead_Parrot   Apr-08-10 03:53 AM   #32 
        - They are all from the same orginal blog post by the same guy. Nothing new.  Fledermaus   Apr-08-10 04:57 PM   #33 
           - Wrong Claims About Danish Wind Power  kristopher   Apr-08-10 06:10 PM   #34 

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