08 Mar '12, 7pm

Is the End of Renewables Nigh as Fukushima Anniversary Nears?

Is the End of Renewables Nigh as Fukushima Anniversary Nears?

I call this the "end is nigh" strategy. For example, expect to hear that Germany doesn't really produce much with all those renewables, doesn't really employ that many people building wind turbines and solar panels, and has finally seen reason and is abandoning feed-in tariffs. Here in the U.S., we saw this approach at work this week when one of our most famous right-wing "shock jocks," Rush Limbaugh, trying to deflect a storm of criticism over his most-recent sexist remarks, launch a diatribe that building wind turbines and solar panels does not create "real jobs." That leaves one with the impression that the only "real jobs" are those involved with building, or repairing nuclear power plants — or, we should add — trying to save them from destruction. Since the 1930s, the key to effective propaganda has been to build it around an element of truth. Thus the media and the b...

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