What the green movement got wrong

British documentary exposes green “misanthropy, exaggeration and damage”

Britain’s Channel 4’s What the Green Movement Got Wrong features former green campaigners explaining how radical ideology warped environmentalism, preventing it from conserving nature and causing unintended harm.  Channel 4’s decision to air this documentary is the latest evidence that the media is finally moving away from mindlessly repeating radical green claims and at last permitting critical evaluation.

Former hippy Greens, directors of Greenpeace, the chairmen of the Copenhagen Climate Council and the like, queued up to admit error. Their reasons for doing so were interesting. None of them repudiated all their previous ideas. All continue to believe that there are serious environmental threats to the welfare of life on earth and most seem to be devoting their lives to addressing them. But, as one put it, environmentalists over the past 40 years have “failed to achieve Job One, which was to protect the planet”. READ MORE AT DAILY TELEGRAPH

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