|Plants need CO2 for food|
.....can someone show me from basic science and mathematics that the human emissions (3% total) of plant food (CO) drive climate change yet the 97% of natural emissions of CO do not. This has never been done and I’m still waiting for the proof. It’s easy to show that human emissions of CO don’t drive climate change and there are many scientific arguments to show that the total atmospheric CO does not drive climate change.Bill, short on logic
wants 50% of electricity from renewables. How’s he going to do it?
What is the current contribution of renewables? Where is the cash going to come from for theProf Plimer posits the present power mix in New South Wales:
immense capital costs or are we to face yet more crippling Labor debt? Numbers give the story about the effective use of renewables and the most populous state in Australia is the best place to start.
In NSW in 2014, there was a mix of electricity generation with coal, natural gas, hydro, wind, diesel and coal seam gas. The table below shows what we already know. If heavy-duty base load power is needed, then coal (10,760 MW; 59.3%) and hydro (4,510 MW; 24.9%) do the heavy lifting 24/7. Gas (2,144 MW; 11.8%) and hydro can be used to increase electricity generation in peak load times. Of the 18,138 MW capacity, wind capacity is 550 MW (3.0%) but, because the wind does not blow all the time, the input into the grid is at best about 110 MW (0.6%). The sugar cane waste (bagasse) only has a 68 MW (0.4%) capacity and electricity generation is seasonal. Diesel (106 MW; 0.6%) is used when required in a remote part of NSW.
Read More of Professor Plimer's Piece HERE, including
- Lies about Denmark's Wind Power;
- Germany's solar power is ~10% only;
- Spain illuminates Solar Panels with floodlights at night - creating subsidies!
- And this table:
|a = coal seam methane; b = open cycle gas turbine; c = combined cycle gas turbine|