We all have been served fantasy numbers for more than a decade now. Every time they come apart, RE advocates throw us another set of fantasy figures, and they have ever shorter half times. In the meantime, electricity prices in E happy countries have swollen to obesity, public budgets are at the cracking point, and local economies are strangled with regulation, making them incapable of competing with their outside rivals. It’s time to attach consequences to outrageous claims. Make those responsible for them criminally liable and when their assumptions are off the mark, make those consequences stick. Let’s see how many fantasy figures we get then.
With Britain, France, the European Union, and now America (soon to be under Joe Biden’s leadership) piling onto the net-zero bandwagon, you’d think that some objectivity about the economic