Wind drought? What a phrase!
And what do you Greens propose when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining?
5 June 2018 – Britain has gone seven days with almost no wind generation and forecasts show no increase in wind output in coming days.
Meanwhile, Australian authorities warn that wind droughts, which can last for months, are an inevitable consequence of climate change.
“The Australian CSIRO BOM recently explained a three month wind drought in South Australia, with more to come in the future, was an inevitable consequence of climate change.
Unfortunately for anyone looking to the CSIRO Australian government agencies for climate guidance, this was a revision to a 2011 CSIRO prediction that climate change would create stronger winds.