It’s always fun to have a Leftist “Man Bites Dog” story.
“Dog Bites Man” – is a Leftist spouting Leftism. Big for Big Media – but not big actual news.
“Man Bites Dog” – is this:
“In a Reuters story promoting Moore’s latest, he admits:
“Moore said that he, like many people, thought electric cars were a good idea, ‘but I didn’t really think about where is the electricity coming from?…
“‘I assumed solar panels would last for ever. I didn’t know what went into the making of them,’ Moore added, referring to raw materials, including quartz, and the fossil fuels needed to manufacture the panels.”
Electric cars require…electricity. And from where does America get its electricity?:
“The United States draws 81 percent of its energy as a whole from fossil fuels, but in 2017, natural gas and coal alone provided 61.8 percent of our electricity.”
But fret not, Mister Flint. Natural gas and nuclear energy are clean as can be. And the coal industry has spent billions of its own dollars to get demonstrably cleaner.
So while your heretofore abject ignorance is amusing – it is accidentally far less hypocritical than you thought.
Fake “green energy,” on the other hand, is about as environmentally hypocritical as one can get – without actually spinning oneself directly into orbit.
Which Mister Flint has now learned – and documented.
“Green” “energy” – is, in fact, neither. It is all awful for the environment – and at producing energy.
It is fake energy. The decades of Big Media’s pushing it – has been fake news.
Some of us didn’t need pharmaceutical enhancement to figure it out. We knew the “green energy” story – has always been a lie.
And here’s an excellent question…
Because – and please pardon our French – green energy…sucks.
It’s all awful for the environment.
And what little energy it actually produces – is ridiculously, prohibitively expensive.
And let us not forget the Magna Carta of moronity…
And lest we forget….
Indeed it is a wealth redistribution scheme. Mostly to government cronies.
Wow…that’s a lot.
Indeed it should not have a place..
Unfortunately, it has – for a very long, very stupid time.
So…how about this…
“Renewable energy resources…have received subsidies through the tax code since 1979, most of which have occurred in the last decade.
“Through 2018, these subsidies amounted to more than $100 billion.”
Wow…that’s a lot.
And that’s a lot – fed into a bottomless gaping maw that STILL produces but a tiny fraction of our energy.
$100 billion down – and still less than 10% of our electricity.
We’ve been throwing bad money after bad – for decades.
Let’s FINALLY stop doing so.
This first appeared in Red State.