Presented without my usual comments, for your consideration.  Excellent article: We Don't Need Solar And Wind To Save The Climate -- And It's A Good Thing, Too For 30 years, experts have claimed that humankind needs to switch to solar and wind energy to address climate change. But do we really? Consider the fact that, while no nation has created a near-zero carbon electricity supply out of solar and wind, the only successful efforts to create near-zero carbon electricity supplies didn’t require solar or wind whatsoever. As such solar and wind aren’t just insufficient, they are also unnecessary for solving climate change. ...