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Re: A Republican!!!!!! (was Re: OT: sponge burning!)

On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 09:34:12AM -0600 or thereabouts, Kent West wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> >But coal is less oogey-boogey scary [than nuclear].
> >
> >Besides, the power (a *LOT* of power) has to come from *somewhere*,
> >on a *large* industrial scale.  Especially over in China, where coal
> >and auto pollution is hundreds of times worse than in the West.
> >  
> I'm expecting solar power to become practical in the next three years or 
> so. At least, that's what the press-releases tell me to think ;-)

Actually most practical people know that this won't ever be the case.
TVO (TV Ontario recently had a panel dicussion with some expert
discussion supporting this [from the green side]). Wind/Solar energy
isn't sustainable, and in a best case scenario will only be able to
support energy that remains constant 24/7, regardless of overcast or
windless days.

If one cares, the show is available here in various formats;

Somewhere it's discussed about the feasibility of wind/solar.

Stephen A.
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