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First Major Economy To Set Net 0C

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Old June 22nd 19, 08:43 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On 21/06/2019 16:43, Kerr-Mudd,John wrote:
On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:38:25 GMT, MrCheerful

On 16/06/2019 13:20, Tom Evans wrote:
On 16/06/2019 07:56, MrCheerful wrote:
On 15/06/2019 13:36, Tom Evans wrote:
On 13/06/2019 18:07, Bret Cahill wrote:

It's hard to to be stuck on stupid when other places are being

Bret Cahill

The UK isn't being rational. A 30 year target is pretty
meaningless. How are they going to achieve it?

Also, the current trend is to promote impractical solutions such as
wind. Wind is too variable, we need a reliable power source for
winter heating.

as of 8am, nuclear is stuck on 4.3gw, the day seems calm yet wind is
giving 2.9 gw, solar is giving an estimated 1.2gw, so pouring
billions into nuclear seems rather silly when wind, solar and tide
can give more for less without the residual danger and cost.

If you look at https://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/ you will see
very little solar in winter and periods with very little power from

I'd like the renewables all in 1 box, not chuck wind in with

Given that current electrical generation doesn't include transport or
heating you need to about double or triple current electricity
generation and have it available when people want it. Even the
current small contribution from variable sources such as wind and
solar causes considerable problems for the distribution grid.

Tidal is very expensive.

but very cheap compared to nuclear, and always available.

Good lard, IAWTP. Go on Mr C get with the program(me) and use an
environmentally friendly means of transport.

I do, I walk when the journey is feasible, but I have to keep dodging
all these bicycles on the footway.

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