Beware the Green Lobby

Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Nothing we do to protect the environment will ever be good enough. Like the Nazgûl in The Lord of the Rings, green lobbyists are relentless.

“They will never stop hunting you.”

Green lobbyists are a problem. There’s nothing small or cuddly about these organizations. They went corporate long ago. Now they’re all about power, influence, and tons of money. The Nature Conservancy, the WWF, the Sierra Club, the David Suzuki Foundation, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Climate Action Network, Ecojustice, Environmental Defence. The list goes on and on.

These entities scold, slander, condemn, and insult us. We imbibe their message with our mother’s milk: nature is the victim, human beings are the villains.

Green lobbyists will never be even-handed, philosophical, big picture thinkers. Decades of activism, sympathetic media coverage, and trillions in government spending have spawned a vast legal framework and a mountain of red tape protecting the non-human…

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