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Response to kristopher (Reply #18)

Mon Dec 9, 2013, 03:10 PM

19. Actually your evocation of "experts around the world," reminds me of Amory Lovin's 1976 "paper"...

...that informed the world that "experts" said that we could have 16 quads of solar energy in the United States by the year 2000.

As of 2013, the entire planet doesn't produce 1 quad of solar energy, despite German expenditures of more than 100 billion Euros in subsidies and endless bull crap since then about how solar energy would save the world.

It didn't.

Cf, Lovins, A "The Road Less Traveled" Foreign Affairs October 1976, page 76.

Your claim reminds me of his, inasmuch as you produce no references, just as Lovins didn't use references in his very stupid article which some very, very, very, very gullible people still take seriously, despite the obvious experimentally observed fact that it was just garbage.

If you attempt to produce these "experts" you evoke, I have little doubt that they will all come from the circle of self referential anti-nukes who are frankly clueless.

Thank you though for finally acknowledging that German electricity and Danish electricity are the most expensive in Europe. I would like to assume that this will obviate the stupidity of people telling me that nuclear energy is "too expensive" despite the fact that electricity in France is almost half the cost of German electricity. I would like to assume, but I know in fact, I won't be spared that bit of unrealistic nonsense, because there isn't one anti-nuke on this planet who can tell a fact from a daydream, a nightmare, or a religious chant.

Apparently there aren't a lot of rich brats embracing fantasies in France who hold the poor in contempt. They're not phasing out nuclear power.

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