World energy outlook double-talk

h/t various people who have posted this link in comments, it describes a report that is supposed to describe how well the unreliable industry is going but that calls for a lot of spin. It is hard to extract the most important figures and I am trusting the cynical writer of this commentary.

Amid hundreds of graphs, charts and tables in the latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) released last week by the International Energy Agency, there is one fundamental piece of information that you have to work out for yourself: the percentage of total global primary energy demand provided by wind and solar. The answer is 1.1 per cent. The policy mountains have laboured and brought forth not just a mouse, but — as the report reluctantly acknowledges — an enormously disruptive mouse.

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One Response to World energy outlook double-talk

  1. BoyfromTottenham

    Like Communism in the Cold War era, ‘climate change’ is a war against the West, fought without guns. The first was won by Ronald Reagan, will the second be won by Donald Trump?

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