Yet Another Glorious Green Policy Accomplishment
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  • S.C. Schwarz

    I’m afraid you don’t get it: The fact that green energy projects raise energy costs is a feature not a bug. The goal is deindustrialazation and population reduction. Read Bill McKibben for example.

    • Corlyss

      “living standards go down”

      As you say, the greens’ true goal. I’m waiting for them to counsel overt war against the 3rd world’s “revolution of rising expectations,” to borrow a phrase coined by Harlan Cleveland, to prevent them from emulating the West’s tokens of prosperity.

  • Atanu Maulik

    Life in Europe is still pretty good for the masses. Europe still have quite some way to fall before people really start to feel the pain. But don’t worry it will happen. Eurozone is currently in its sixth straight quarter of recession. Another six or so will take care of this green madness.

    • Corlyss

      Lotus eaters, all.

      • Atanu Maulik

        They are fast running out of lotuses to eat.

        • Corlyss

          You know, speaking of just the US, I thought that in 1995 when the government shutdown caused a flurry of discussions about the national debt, our unfunded liabilities crisis, and the social security/medicare monster. I was wrong. Little did I know that there were grotesque budget-eating monstrosities yet to be conceived, like the prescription drug plan and now Obamacare. Instead of smartening up, both politicians and the electorate have actually gotten dumber and more irresponsible. When we throw in Europe, and their almost comedic scrambling to save themselves from their won rapacious generosity, and their incredible reluctance and inability to solve their problems, I think its a darn good thing some of us will “age out” of the stream so we don’t have to watch what will be the public policy debacle for the ages.

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