Californians narrowly avoided blackouts on Tuesday, but the threat looms all week amid an unpleasant but not unusual heat wave. This should be a warning about how the government’s enforced green energy transition is jeopardizing grid reliability, but Democrats and the media can’t break out of their climate change compliance to think clearly, or think at all.
Democrats blame climate change for the state’s weeklong warnings to save energy, but California’s climate hasn’t suddenly changed. Triple-digit temperatures are not unprecedented even in early September, despite Governor Gavin Newsom’s claims. What has changed dramatically in recent years is power generation in California.