If in Austria someone raises his voice in opposition of windmills or a solar plant there is a witchhunt of unseen proportions. Opponents of those subsidy gobblers are portrayed as no better than Nazis. However, when one lifts the rock to see what crawls underneath, the yelling becomes deafening. Lots of people make lots of money by working for the green mafia. And they won’t drop the piece – come hell or high water.
The Environmental Left relishes its carefully crafted image as a modern-day David battling the mighty fossil fuel giants in an epic struggle to save our dying planet. While it may sound compelling, this narrative is simply false.