02 Dec '17, 12am

#Renewable Energy Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Far Better Than Fossil Fuels: EcoWatch

General Motor's Solar Tracking Tree car charging stations. GM Renewable Energy Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Far Better Than Fossil Fuels In their efforts to discredit renewable energy and support continued fossil fuel burning, many anti-environmentalists have circulated a dual image purporting to compare a lithium mine with an oil sands operation. It illustrates the level of dishonesty to which some will stoop to keep us on our current polluting, climate-disrupting path (although in some cases it could be ignorance). The image is a poor attempt to prove that lithium batteries and renewable energy are worse for the environment than energy from oil sands bitumen. The first problem is that the "lithium mine" is actually BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile (the world's largest). The bottom image is of an Alberta oil sands operation, but it's an in situ underground facilit...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/renewable-energy-suzuki-25141822...

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