UN’s “sustainable” goal for renewable energy is sheer fantasy, if not utter madness

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The alleged purpose of the United Nations’ (“UN”) Sustainable Development Goal 7 (“SDG7”) is to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.” The real impacts of its implementation couldn’t be more different. Renewable energy is neither renewable nor sustainable and the SDG7 energy transition is only making the problem of energy poverty worse.

As part of anUnlimited Hangoutinvestigative series titled ‘Sustainable Slavery’,Iain Daviswrote an essay about the impossible energy transformation. Below is the abridged version of his essay. The abridged essay itself is lengthy so we have split it into two parts. This is the first part. We have used the same section titles, in the same order, as the original essay for ease of reference. You can read Davis’ detailed, well-referenced and very informative essayHERE.

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  1. Most of those nations keep gas taxes to low, have no mandatory drivers insurance to protect cyclists and pedestrians, often subsidize gasoline and have a worse intercity train system than canada in Latin America and Africa although Morocco 300 km of high speed rail and Kenya is putting in passenger trains and Ethiopia but South Africa allowed thieves to rip off the steel and the trains do not run there. Most of the poor nations simply undertax cars and have no regular transit investment program and on average ( third world nations have a worse intercity train system than Canada which is the worst in the OECD despite the dangerous of weather and moose and deer to car drivers. With 100 to 300 billion in gasoline and kerosene subsidies by poor nations the easy non investment options are not taken and if transit and trains are good less will be invested than cars, highways and trucks and foreign oil and refineries and their patents plus health care from pollution and accidents cost global employers trillions when skilled staff crash and die or are away for months. Healthcare workers who work for 12 hour shifts or are mustered at night surgeons have a high car accident rate due to driving while sleepy.


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