As a result of Europe’s dependency on natural gas, prices have skyrocketed.
In Germany, the spike in natural gas prices caused electricity prices to rise.
Solar panels contain a variety of toxic chemicals including lead.
Quebec may soon ban all oil and natural gas development in the province.
Hard emission caps degrade the value of carbon taxes and regulations.
Europe’s energy crunch should serve as a cautionary tale for governments across North America with regard to the challenges of abruptly changing our energy mix by subsidizing renewable energy.
Since 2006, wind and solar generators in Texas have received about $19.4 billion in federal, state and local subsidies.
The higher carbon tax will cost Ontario more than 86,000 jobs and cause the province’s economy to contract by 1.9 per cent.
Wind and solar power are unfortunately unreliable and require backup power sources.