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The problem with green energy is … basic physics

2 November 2023

3:12 AM

2 November 2023

3:12 AM

All green energy generation schemes are dishonest schemes, for various reasons. They all need enormous tax-payer funding to make them economically viable. Why is that? Because there is no such thing as a ‘free lunch’. That means the laws of physics, the laws of nature, cannot be broken and you cannot get free energy or more energy out than you put in.

One common type of green scheme you will read about, or see on a YouTube video, is the idea that you can make a type of hydrocarbon fuel – often called synthetic gasoline – from just carbon dioxide (CO2)...

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