Time to retire the term ‘renewable energy’ from serious discussion and energy policy directives

We can retire what was once correct or at least useful. The term renewable energy was never correct in any sense for what is grouped today under it. And it was only useful to those pushing a narrative but not scientifically or economically useful. May I suggest other terms if already we need to group energy into good and bad – that has always been the objective I suppose. How about reliable – unreliable? Energy forms that deliver their benefit when needed, and not when it’s opportune. Or affordable – unaffordable with regards to what the average person will be able to afford assuming no subsidies and/or other sellable freebies thrown out by legislators and regulators. Or maybe we drop all labels and call every energy form by its name. 

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