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British environmental photographer’s copyright claim prompts website to remove film that has been condemned by climate scientists
Mon 25 May 2020 20.33 EDT
“The cat would love to eat fish, but hates to get her feet wet”
“This documentary is outdated. It uses old and sometime wrong data to imply that basically we are all doomed – mainly because of this hidden agenda of seemingly well-intentioned politicians.
While I agree that there is room to improve the energy generation process; we need to start somewhere. Here are some false tidbits: the film implies that renewable energy, such as a solar plant uses more fossil fuel energy in manufacturing it than it ever produces. This is not correct, at least not anymore. A large wind turbine recovers the energy it took to make it in months, then it runs producing emissions-free electricity for years.
I agree that over-consumption is a big problem, magnified by overpopulation. So yes, go watch his free 1 hour 40 minutes documentary filled with redundant information but don’t expect to find a solution, or an attempt at one. The documentary itself, not the content, goes out of its way to be quite depressing.”