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Calif declares Energy Emergency Alert, taps into natural gas-powered generators to keep the lights on
September 6, 2022 | Dan Wells

During a major heatwave, California declared a state of emergency on Monday, turning to backup generators that were needed to power all the air conditioners running in the state. For five days, the population has been under a “Flex Alert” which effectively begs consumers to curb their energy use.

California’s Independent System Operator (ISO) issued its fifth alert on Monday.





Citizens of the state are adjured to keep their appliances off and their electric cars unplugged. The latter request is at least a bit ironic, with the recent news that ALL cars will be electric in 2035.

Thousands of homeless people who live in the uncooled streets of downtown Los Angeles have already been living without the cooling centers they used to rely on because they were closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

“It’s hotter than heck out here,” said one such homeless man. “All of us have to stay outside here, look for shade and count on people coming by with water.”





Faced with a crisis, California is forced to bow to reality and turn the fossil fuels back on. On Monday, the very day when election season is traditionally thought to hit hyperdrive, state officials brought four temporary electricity generators online, powered by natural gas.




Governor Gavin Newsom hasn’t been the most empathetic governor in the state’s history, but he seems to be aware on Labor Day of an election year that he should try to keep the lights on. His first priority, though, is to blame climate change.

In a speech last week, Newsom said, “All of us have been trying to outrun Mother Nature, but it’s pretty clear Mother Nature has outrun us. The reality is we’re living in an era of extremes: extreme heat, extreme drought — and with the flooding we’re experiencing around the globe.”

The state could again resort to rolling blackouts in the midst of this crisis.

In California, heatwaves are very common in early September. For generations, temperatures have reached 100+ during this part of the year. Heatwaves, droughts and wildfires are nothing new in the state. The approach to them is what has changed. Forestry management went out with Bill Clinton, and nuclear power has been going out since 2013 and the closure of San Onofre. In fact, the plan was to close the last remaining nuclear power plant in California – the San Luis Obispo Diablo Canyon plant – but on Friday, Newsom signed a measure that will extend its service.

Commitment to green energy has undoubtedly precipitated the effects that California is feeling today. Renewable energy sources – a mantra chanted in California each morning by Democrat voters as they kneel and point themselves toward Sacramento – have not been able to keep up with demand in the late summers since the systematic abandonment of nuclear power and natural gas.




As Fox News host Tucker Carlson said last week, officials have essentially admitted, “We give up. We’re no longer pretending to provide a first world standard of living to our citizens, the most heavily taxed in America.”

And it was voluntary. Carlson pointed to studies showing that the closure of San Onofre’s nuclear power plant caused “the release of 37 metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.”


Environmentalists are not often the best informed, despite their expensive, worthless educations. Their activism has had the effect of polluting the environment to save it.
 

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I believe it was ten feet higher. That's better flying than I expected from goat-fuckers, but not impossible. I believe it happened and I believe the govt. knew about it, same as Pearl Harbor, and let it happen in furtherance of an agenda to seize more power. Hell, the Bush or Cheney family may have helped these guys get in to the airline training schools.
 

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This professor took the EU at their word for their goal for their Renewable Energy. He actually believes in it and wanted to see if they were attainable from a minerals perspective. As all these type of machines are centered around precious metals and he is devoted to the study of minerals and mining.


The video is quite long and very dry, but the conclusion is at the 39 minute mark and the money shot 40:16. But i deeply urge you to listen to the rest of the talk as it is very shocking from a pro-renewable energy stand point. He starts with the EU proclamation that they will be 100% renewable by the year 2030, and then their acquiescence that its going to actually be 30% renewable by 2030. Which is 8 years away.


So, how much metal and minerals will be needed to replace 30% of our fossil fuel burning capacity (including vehicles, which the EU does as well) by 2030? How much will be needed by the EU, the USA and China each, and also together? Well, the numbers are staggering.


Using published yearly mining rates of specific metals he got numbers like:

9,920 years of mining lithium

1,733 years of mining cobalt

3,244 years of mining Graphite

etc


But, take even some of the easier metals, like Copper, which he calculated would require ONLY 189 years of mining to gather the amount needed, all of the copper on the surface of the earth has already discovered. And the really easy to access copper concentrations have already been mined barren. So it would be impossible to source, let alone mine efficiently, the amount needed to so.


 
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