Fossil fuel’s are less damaging to the environment than renewables. What the Green movement doesn’t tell us, is where their electricity and batteries originate. It doesn’t fit the pocket-lining agenda.
Batteries use Lithium, lead, zinc and other materials. Here is a lithium mine, not unlike an open cut coal mine:
Lead and zinc mines are hazardous, as these minerals are a health hazard. Zinc is the 4th most used metal. Here is an Australian example:
The pit at Century Mine is nearing the end of its life. It produces zinc, lead and silver. The mine is owned and operated by MMG.
Then we have the rare earth metals required in turbine manufacture, which is disastrous to the environment:
This is a calamity:
Wind’s ecological trail of destruction extends back to China, which supplies most of the rare earths required in the construction of wind turbines. When we in the West erect a wind turbine, reported an investigative article in the UK’s Daily Mail, we help create “a vast man-made lake of poison in northern China” that, according to locals, withers their crops and kills their animals. […]