18 Nov '11, 2pm

Brilliant Solar Industry Parody Calls BS on "Greenest Government Ever" (Video)

Brilliant Solar Industry Parody Calls BS on "Greenest Government Ever" (Video)

Our Solar Future /Video screen capture Among the cleverest strategic moves made by the anti-Keystone XL pipeline campaign was the use of President Obama's own words regarding the "tyranny of oil". Effective Strategy The UK solar industry seems to be taking a leaf out of the same play book, as it fights imminent and drastic cuts to the solar feed-in tariffs that have helped create a mini-boom in clean energy industries, and now look set to devastate those same companies through overly harsh, overly speedy austerity measures. Using the Prime Minister's own speech about the necessity of feed-in tariffs given 3 years ago, the video dubs these words over lip-synching employees of the emerging solar industry. The message is clear—David Cameron has argued forcefully for feed-in tariffs and supporting a UK-based clean energy economy, and he is now going back on his word. Manageabl...

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