Ed Driscoll

'Environmentalism Isn't About the Environment'

At some point in the last 15 years, the concept of “NIMBY” — “not in my backyard” slowly went “BANANAS” — “Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone.” Shannon Love, one of the “Chicago Boyz” econobloggers charts but the latest example:

So, basically, we have three supposedly environmental lawsuits against an alternative energy project that probably have nothing to do with protecting the environment, and whose resolution will most likely  do nothing to promote the good of the environment but will instead involve jobs and revenue for the groups filing the lawsuits.

Read the whole thing, to understand why.