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The observation that the world is not mining (nor planning to mine) enough minerals to build the scale of solar/wind/battery hardware needed for the goals of Energy Transitionists has inspired the response that such limits are only espoused by modern Malthusians. The claim is that the world has plenty of minerals and that innovation will solve the problem. This is both true and irrelevant.
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Published in: Energy, Science & Technology, Technology
What can I say, Mark P. Mills – my favorite Optimist, knowing and eloquently articulating the laws of physics by pointing to the differences and interconnectivities of Energy, Exergy, Anergy, Entropy & Enthalpy combining the whole bunch with -you guess- Economy! How good is that? Thank you Mark for your tireless efforts to shed a bright light on the ‘Energy transition’. You might wish to podcast a ‘double’ with your ‘brother in arms’, Vaclav Smil. I could provide some hard, red pill (aka Matrix) queries and you guys play the quanco …