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Did Michael Moore's Film Bash Renewable Energy?

Posted on 25 May 2020 by dana1981

The film Planet of the Humans with Micheal Moore’s name on it says that wind power and renewables are no better than fossil fuels. How honest is the film?

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  1. Well said. One nit pick. The audio volume is very low in this video even at maximum setting. 

    To me the negative association of renewables with a growth based capitalist system is as bizarre as the denialists claiming renewables are a product of green socialism. Its just an energy source that should be judged purely on its merits surely.

    Our growth based industrial civilisation goes back a long way and looks to me like it has enormous intertia and could take quite a while to slow down and change. It should be possible to change the energy grid faster, because its just one part of the whole. Renewables could form part of a zero growth economy, or a low growth recycling economy.

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  2. A very personal take on MM by Peter Sinclair => Michael & Me

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  3. The nice folks at climatefeedback.org have covered this also.

    https://climatefeedback.org/planet-of-the-humans-documentary-misleads-viewers-about-renewable-energy/

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  4. Breaking news...

    Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from YouTube

    British environmental photographer’s copyright claim prompts website to remove film that has been condemned by climate scientists

    by Jonathan Watts, Environment, Guardian, May 25, 2020

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  5. One of the best critiques of MM's film is in Just Have a Think

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmNjLHRAP2U

    Hard to understand what happened to Michael in this film.

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