Rush Limbaugh has alerted his listeners to an explosive article by Julie Kelly at National Review. In her article Kelly takes aim at the Solar Panel industry and reveals the absolute hoax of ‘environmental clean energy’ sold to people on a worldwide scale. While unwitting consumers fell for the hype of clean renewable energy, the reality is being revealed as completely bogus.
In a new study by Berkeley California based Environmental Progress (EP) researchers warn that toxic waste from used solar panels now pose a toxic threat to the global environment. It turns out that solar panels contain potentially dangerous elements such as lead, chromium, and cadmium. The study by Environmental Progress found that used solar panels create 300 times more toxic waste per unit of energy than nuclear-power plants. The study also found that used solar panels are piling up around the world, posing a worldwide threat to the environment.
While consumers may think of solar panels as a beneficial product designed to save the environment, used solar panels are actually considered toxic, hazardous, e-waste. Finding solutions to disposing of used solar panels has been difficult due to the labor-intensive process of disassembling the panels. Critics of the EP study claim that disposing of solar panels is not that difficult and the study is therefore skewed. But, that does not explain why there is so much solar-panel waste that is piling-up around the world.
In Japan, solar-panel waste is projected to exceed 10,000 tons as soon as 2020 and will grow exponentially thereafter. Here in the United States there are currently 1.4 million solar energy customers, and many are nearing the end of their lifespan. This will soon be a major problem in the U.S.
In addition to the dangerous and hazardous waste caused from used solar-panels there is also environmental damage in making and producing solar-panels. In a 2013 investigation by the Associated Press they discovered that the manufacturing of solar-panels in California “produced 46.5 million pounds of sludge and contaminated water. Roughly 97 percent of it was taken to hazardous waste facilities throughout the state, but more than 1.4 million pounds were transported to nine other states.”
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In another reality check for environmental-wackoism, a group of prominent scientists recently published a paper with the National Academy of Sciences rebuking Stanford professor, Mark Jacobson, who claimed the U.S. could generate enough electricity from wind, water, and solar energy by 2050. The group of scientists who studied Jacobson’s study found that his claims were basically flawed and fallacious on multiple levels. The groups paper basically decimates Mark Jacobson’s study and says it greatly exaggerates projections and makes nonsensical claims. Of course, most rational, reasonable people already knew this without a group of scientists having to prove it scientifically, but I’m sure irrational environmental wackos will sense an anti-environment conspiracy in the works.
One of the most glaring flaws in Jacobson’s renewable energy scam is the enormous need for land. Researchers found that the amount of land needed just for wind turbines would require a territory nearly twice the size of California. Plus, other renewable-energy producing sources would require an additional territory approximately 6% the size of the U.S.
Mark Jacobson’s fallacious energy gospel was embraced by left-leaning politicians and Jacobson was their golden-boy. But, it turns-out Mr. Jacobson’s study is a fraud — and yet, leftist Democrats were more than eager to buy into his fraudulent hoax because it is what they wanted to hear. It fit their fantasy utopia so they latched onto it without scrutiny.
Recall back in June 2016, National Review published an article revealing the Wind-Energy Sector has received 176 Billion dollars of taxpayer money for the largest companies in the industry. Companies like General Electric, NextEra Energy, and others. But, the 176 Billion dollar subsidies are actually just a small portion of funds currently being spent and much more is promised for future use. Wind energy companies are getting tons of taxpayer funding as well as a host of special crony-capitalist favors. Even the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is granting special permits allowing companies the legal right to kill bald and golden eagles with their giant wind-turbines.
Today’s environmentalism means fraud, fantasy, hoaxes, and hundreds of billions — possibly trillions of taxpayer dollars. The Climate-Change industry needs to be thoroughly investigated and brought to light.
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