LEGO Gets in on the Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Sham with the LEGO Vestas Wind Turbine

And it all turns out to be little more than a load of shit

Stupid Energy Ideas, Issue #1:

Alongside the continuing adventures of Mr. Shit Face and The Dr. Pooper Papers it's about time that a new series be launched here on FF2F, a series that shall henceforth be known as the Stupid Energy Ideas series. Although the existence of stupid energy ideas is certainly not exclusive to our modern industrial age, the rapid proliferation of them over the past century – and especially the past few decades, and even more especially the past few years – provide ample fodder for insights into the kind of lengths that those desperate to maintain our way of

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Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Does

The amount of hype, wishful thinking, and arguably outright lies that the renewable energy industries deal out ultimately does renewables more harm than good

Follow the headlines and you can hardly be blamed for thinking that we're on the cusp of a monumental renaissance, one that'll usher us into a renewable energy paradise and allow us to maintain our profligate first-world standard of living for... well, forever!

My favourite recent headline indicative of this supposed renaissance came via the website Ecowatch (by no means a lowly-ranked website), which proclaimed in one of its article's titles that "California Generates Enough Solar Power to Meet Half its Energy Needs".

Half!

Half?

Well kinda half – "haaaalf." For as the article's second paragraph states,

Recent data shows California

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  ALLAN STROMFELDT CHRISTENSEN  2020