When Paying Peter Means Robbing from Paul

.. we speak of standing at an energy crossroads. One signpost points to a future powered by digging fossils from the ground and lighting them on fire. The other points to renewable energy. You cannot go in both directions at once. Subsidizing the infrastructure for one creates disincentives for the other.  

 

You cannot advocate for the construction of multibillion-dollar LNG infrastructure projects that presume a 40-year return on investment and also claim in the same breath that you are building a bridge to renewable energy future. Those two ideas cannot be brought into alignment.

Read: A New Environmentalism for an Unfractured Future Dr. Sandra Steingraber,s  keynote speech for the New Environmentalism Summit of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, on June 3.  by clicking HERE :