America Pursues Expensive Electricity While Much Of The World Lives In Energy Poverty

Posted: April 7, 2021 by oldbrew in climate, Energy, ideology, opinion
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Climate virtue signallers demand belief in their fool’s paradise, regardless of cost.

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By Ronald Stein ~

With many still living with little to no access to electricity, American politicians are pursuing the most expensive ways to generate intermittent electricity with offshore wind turbines on the East and West Coasts.

The U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) has already documented that offshore wind continues to be one of the most expensive forms of electricity generation.

Energy poverty is among the most crippling but least talked-about crises of the 21st century. Electricity is the one of the simplest solutions to improved health, economic opportunity, education, nutrition, and comfort in the developing world, especially for women and girls.

In the world’s poorest countries, there are 11 million children in the world dying every year.

Those fatalities are from the preventable causes of diarrhea, malaria, neonatal infection, pneumonia, preterm delivery, or lack of oxygen at birth as many developing countries have no…

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Comments
  1. Gamecock says:

    ‘especially for women and girls’

    This doesn’t enhance his argument. It makes him sound like a colonialist.

    IMF refusing to grant money for Third World coal plant development is indeed bad. But suggesting we need to fix how other people live is bad, too.

  2. JB says:

    Not one of Ronald’s better arguments.
    There are multiple causes for human suffering (which is not gender delineating–males get a kick in the teeth too), of which cheap, electrical power is only a contributing part.

  3. oldbrew says:

    No electricity means no washing machine, for a start.

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