If you jump in bed with the devil, you should not be bothered by sulfuric smells. When rulers give in to the demands of a fringe group, they always believe that they can assuage them and buy time and peace. But it’s a calculation made in hell as fringe groups are on the fringe for a reason. Their demands are extreme and giving in to them just a bit encourages them to go ever more extreme. There is no middle ground for them. It’s a spiral of madness as nobody can be seen as a moderate. Until it all goes biblical. We don’t learn from our mistakes.
Mojave Desert residents say they support clean energy, but not giant projects, citing threats to tortoises and views.