Ever since President Obama handed a major victory to the environmental lobby by denying TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, Big Green needed a new fight.
Using every avenue available to protest fossil fuel development, national environmental groups are now organizing protests of routine oil and natural gas lease auctions held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
“The goal is to continue the energy-fueled way of life that people enjoy but through expanded use of renewable sources. It can be done.” Lewis Diuguid, Kansas City Star
This comment sums up a many of the reactions we received from people during the Fossil Fuel Free Week. Frankly this isn’t surprising, but at the same time these types of comments are quite revealing.
You’ve got to love environmental activists. They protest against items they benefit from every day. Take this picture for example. It turns out the key ingredient to environmental protests is fossil fuels.
Let’s explore this group of anti-fracking, anti-fossil fuel protesters.