The following comment was made by one of our members and I thought it was worth sharing and drawing attention to the excellent blog it was made on. Steve Aplin writes well and always has an interesting take on issues:
It seems to me that the problem is more likely Big Energy or even Big Money. Many of the proponents of the “green” energy scam are into conventional generation, both fossil fuel and nuclear. I suspect that they are interested in stirring the pot with scare tactics of one sort or another. They can re-brand for whatever opportunity the current crisis or fad presents.
“Green Energy” is a marketing slogan and could have been exposed as such by the media had they not regurgitated the wind industry claims to power X-number of homes without adding the phrase, when the wind blows. Had they even looked at the performance data of the early wind and solar, and dubbed them the “unreliables” we would not be in this mess.
You are correct that this green scam is taking a toll on the environment.
“In an ironic twist, members of the environmentalist Green Party have suddenly mutated into advocates of an unprecedented industrialization of large areas of land, while Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats have been advocating for more measures to protect nature.
Merkel’s energy policies have driven a deep wedge into the environmental movement. While it celebrates the success of renewable energies as one of its greatest victories, it is profoundly unsettled by the effects of the energy transition, which can be seen everywhere across the country.”
Ontario is about to line the eastern shore of Lake Superior with Industrial Wind Turbine development, blighting what is acknowledged as one of the top scenic coastal routes in North America. This is the act of vandals in our living art gallery, the landscapes which inspired the Group of Seven and by which we are known throughout the world.
The Trans Canada Highway makes the area our nation’s front yard and the minimally impacted watershed protects the cleanest of the Great Lakes, our global freshwater treasure yet national media ignores the peril.
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