Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next | Ketan Joshi

By Ketan Joshi As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumbleClimate change is full of surprises. We were warned about heatwaves, hurricanes and high-intensity firestorms. What we didn’t see coming was a cynical, cyclical economy of blackout bullshit. As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumble. Those blackouts are usually blamed on wind and solar – and used to extend the lifespan of existing fossil fuel generators. Opportunity costs increase, climate impacts worsen and blackouts intensify. It’s an accelerating death spiral.Last week Texas suffered an outage likely to be the worst on record

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