Myths can be dangerous and effective tools. They have the power to sway public opinion. Often the motive for creating and promoting specific myths is to benefit legislation favorable to special interests. After all, public opinion is the most powerful tool in a democracy.
When it comes to clean renewable energy, the most damaging myth is that converting from fossil fuels to clean energy will mean universal sacrifice and hardship. This is effectively slowing clean energy progress across the globe. The slower the transition to cleaner cheaper renewable energy the longer fossil fuel industry and profits can grow.
This blog series will examine these harmful myths, their sources, and what can best be done to expel them. We will also look at how badly the US is falling behind in the technologies of the future.
Stay tuned as I rewrite this first of a very important blog series. Bookmark this blog if you want to add some positive talking points to the conversation. I'll expose some Myth Busting facts worth promoting.