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Gas plants are replacing coal plants, not solar farms
"Since you can't replace a coal plant with a solar plant, coal plants are being replaced by gas plants." - Producer Ozzie Zehner

Predictably, monied interests sponsoring the fraud of "renewable" energy are facing a backlash after Michael Moore's exposé Planet of the Humans was released on Earth Day.

The article reports calls to take the film down came from "according to an assortment of climate scientists," but only cites one - Michael Mann. Mann claims the film includes "various distortions, half-truths and lies" without providing a single example thereof.

 

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Matt Chester on Apr 28, 2020

Here's another article on some of the pushback from the film-- lots of interesting discussion going on from both 'sides' right now

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Bob Meinetz on Apr 28, 2020

Matt, I was interested to read Leah Stokes' criticism of the film, but after three paragraphs of her bemoaning the fact her personal icons had been revealed as frauds, or accusing Moore of being allied with fossil fuels - the very alliance on which renewables entrepreneurs have relied on since Day One - I gave up.

Turning his weapon back on your attacker - oldest trick in the book.

These conflicts are ones of which pro-nuclear activists have been aware for at least a decade, and her talking points have been discredited more times than I can remember. Maybe Mark Z. Jacobson, signer of the letter and beneficiary of Stanford's Natural Gas Initiative, will file a lawsuit and bleed Moore / Gibbs dry for a while like he did Clack et al. Then, drop the suit and refuse to compensate him for legal fees.

Second-oldest trick in the book.

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