It’s their religion!
By Larry Bell ~
Germany’s new Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s government vice chancellor and economic minister Robert Habeck, a leading member of his country’s Green Party, has experienced a rude lesson regarding disastrous consequences of his years of naïve opposition to fossil fuels.
After tasking his top officials to assess energy security implications of Germany’s dependence on Russian supplies in the event of a then- looming Ukraine invasion, their conclusions were desperately dispiriting.
Habeck reportedly told an interviewer: “I thought to myself ‘the situation we are in is a catastrophe. I can’t possibly take responsibility for perpetuating this total, terrible helplessness.’”
What had Habeck belatedly realized?
A major lesson—and one we might expect would have been obvious very early one—is that wind energy which Germany built a lot of is neither reliable nor cheap.
As a matter of fact, Germany—with the highest installed wind power capacity in Europe, also, along…
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