Too many environmentalists say they want clean, renewable energy yet continually block attempts at such. At heart, I think some are Luddites, wanting to banish all that newfangled technology so we can get back to the purity of nature and ride horses for transportation and burn wood for fuel and heat. Oh wait, if billions of people did that, the environmental consequences would be catastrophic – forests would be denuded and horse manure would be everywhere.
“They say they don’t like the looks of the wind turbines, I always ask them if they prefer the look of coal plants belching smoke into the air,” he said. “That argument really is starting to die down.”