Thursday, September 01, 2011

If only we lived in a world without tradeoffs...

With environmentalists protesting an oil pipeline from Canada to the US (, it's as if they believe that the alternatives are risk free. They aren't. The alternative to ethical oil is Saudi oil:

Meanwhile as the same article points out, thousands of protected birds are killed each day from wind farms.  My guess though is that there are a lot of environmentalists against those as well.  There are many days when I wonder if what it is they really object to is electricity and industrial progress.

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