Clarity from Chaos Podcast

One on One with Steve Goreham:

December 20, 2023 Dave Campbell
One on One with Steve Goreham:
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One on One with Steve Goreham:
Dec 20, 2023
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Summary

In this episode, host DK Campbell interviews Steve Goreham, author of the book 'Green Breakdown: The Coming Renewable Energy Failure.' They discuss various topics related to climate change, including media coverage, misconceptions about ocean rise and pollution, the impact of CO2 reduction on food growth and poverty, the push to eliminate coal plants, the climate emergency narrative, the need for nuclear power, and the problems with electric vehicles. They also touch on the loss of freedom and the environmental impact of the green energy transition. The episode provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges and controversies surrounding climate change and renewable energy.

Takeaways

  • Media coverage of climate change can be sensationalized and misleading, leading to misconceptions and confusion.
  • There is a need to differentiate between natural climate change and man-made climate change when discussing ocean rise and pollution.
  • Reducing CO2 emissions may have unintended consequences for food growth and poverty in developing countries.
  • The push to eliminate coal plants can have severe consequences for electricity access and reliability, especially in developing nations.
  • The green energy transition faces challenges in terms of reliability, cost, and the environmental impact of materials used in renewable technologies.
  • Nuclear power can be a viable and low-polluting alternative to fossil fuels, but cost and regulatory barriers need to be addressed.
  • Electric vehicles have limitations in terms of charging infrastructure, cost, and environmental impact.
  • The transition to green energy should consider the social, economic, and environmental implications to ensure a balanced and sustainable approach.

Chapters

00:00
Introduction and Guest Introduction

01:05
Media Lunacy around Climate Change

03:35
Misconceptions about Ocean Rise and Pollution

06:12
Impact of CO2 Reduction on Food Growth and Poverty

07:10
The Push to Eliminate Coal Plants

08:18
Criticism of John Kerry's Statements

10:19
The Climate Emergency Narrative

11:09
Long-Term Perspective on Climate Change

13:43
The Green Energy Transition

15:08
Issues with Green Energy Reliability

17:31
The Need for Nuclear Power

20:44
The Cost and Challenges of Nuclear Power

21:08
Loss of Freedom in the Green Energy Transition

22:35
The Problems with Electric Vehicles

24:52
Environmental Impact of EVs and Rare Earth Metals

28:26
Conclusion and Book Availability

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Summary

In this episode, host DK Campbell interviews Steve Goreham, author of the book 'Green Breakdown: The Coming Renewable Energy Failure.' They discuss various topics related to climate change, including media coverage, misconceptions about ocean rise and pollution, the impact of CO2 reduction on food growth and poverty, the push to eliminate coal plants, the climate emergency narrative, the need for nuclear power, and the problems with electric vehicles. They also touch on the loss of freedom and the environmental impact of the green energy transition. The episode provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges and controversies surrounding climate change and renewable energy.

Takeaways

  • Media coverage of climate change can be sensationalized and misleading, leading to misconceptions and confusion.
  • There is a need to differentiate between natural climate change and man-made climate change when discussing ocean rise and pollution.
  • Reducing CO2 emissions may have unintended consequences for food growth and poverty in developing countries.
  • The push to eliminate coal plants can have severe consequences for electricity access and reliability, especially in developing nations.
  • The green energy transition faces challenges in terms of reliability, cost, and the environmental impact of materials used in renewable technologies.
  • Nuclear power can be a viable and low-polluting alternative to fossil fuels, but cost and regulatory barriers need to be addressed.
  • Electric vehicles have limitations in terms of charging infrastructure, cost, and environmental impact.
  • The transition to green energy should consider the social, economic, and environmental implications to ensure a balanced and sustainable approach.

Chapters

00:00
Introduction and Guest Introduction

01:05
Media Lunacy around Climate Change

03:35
Misconceptions about Ocean Rise and Pollution

06:12
Impact of CO2 Reduction on Food Growth and Poverty

07:10
The Push to Eliminate Coal Plants

08:18
Criticism of John Kerry's Statements

10:19
The Climate Emergency Narrative

11:09
Long-Term Perspective on Climate Change

13:43
The Green Energy Transition

15:08
Issues with Green Energy Reliability

17:31
The Need for Nuclear Power

20:44
The Cost and Challenges of Nuclear Power

21:08
Loss of Freedom in the Green Energy Transition

22:35
The Problems with Electric Vehicles

24:52
Environmental Impact of EVs and Rare Earth Metals

28:26
Conclusion and Book Availability

Support the Show.

"Wherever you find yourself is exactly and precisely where God wills you to be"

  • Support our show at the following: https://www.buzzsprout.com/2063276/support
  • Follow us on X: @CFC30290
  • Follow us on Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/c-3123766
  • Website: https://clarityfromchaospodcast.buzzsprout.com/


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