Tag: environmental extremists

Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Enviro-Fascism for Toddlers

 

My kindergartner (ok, not a toddler, per se) is watching some Nickelodeon show called “Rainbow Rangers.” I only paid attention to the background noise until I heard something infuriating. Their happy little home was experiencing earthquakes; very odd, since they’re not on a fault line. What could possibly be causing this destruction to their home?

Why, fracking, of course. “Scientists say that it’s bad for the environment.” The fracking manager lays booby traps and is, of course, as evil as possible. Undeterred, the Rainbow Rangers show him a better way to generate energy: windmills! Never mentioned, of course, is that wind energy is incredibly inefficient and saves no money long term, to say nothing of the impact (pardon the pun) on fowl-life.

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Gaia does not approve of Doggos and Kittehs. Can pets be part of a sustainable future? The short, if unpopular, answer is probably not. Two German Shepherds use more resources just for their annual food needs than the average Bangladeshi uses each year in total. And while pet owners may disagree that Bangladeshis have more […]

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The environmental group Friends of the Earth has promised to stop making unsubstantiated claims that fracking causes cancer and contaminates ground water. Not of their own free will or commitment to honest discourse, but because they lost a lawsuit and a court ordered them to knock it off. Friends of the Earth spent more than […]

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