But Renewables

A modern scapegoat.

Examples

Objections and Replies

Benefits. There’s no benefits of fossil fuels and plastics to humanity—
☞ Don’t be absurd. Plastics are so important that we need to stop burning fossil fuels. Until we reboot dinosaurs to kill them back, we can’t renew our sources.

Price. Aren’t renewables supposed to put fossil fuel out of business—
☞ Solar already beats coal, and coal is the first target. Next will come

Quantity. —

Rarity.


Reply.

Notes

{See also} #ButNukes.

Readings

2020-02. Forks in the Road. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3543639