Apollo Alliance

Fracking winning, green energy failing

Hippes can suffer. The evidence is mounting of the great success of fracking and the?astonishing?failure of hippie power projects:

Enter the Apollo Alliance, which is a project of the George Soros-funded Tides Foundation. Apollo forged a new labor/environmentalist that would both limit fossil fuel use and spend billions promoting green energy.

Since renamed the BlueGreen Alliance, the group launched with a report calling for $500 billion in spending to create a “New Apollo Program” for the U.S. economy. It included federal subsidies for green car companies and solar firms, cash to make existing buildings energy-efficient, new power line construction and billions for new mass transit systems.

The New Apollo Program called for a cap-and-trade plan designed to drive energy producers away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy like solar, wind and biomass. Apollo promised these new initiatives would create 5 million new jobs.

The Obama campaign fully embraced the Apollo vision, producing its own New Energy for America document that largely mirrored the Apollo report. The only real difference was that Obama’s plan created 5 million new green economy jobs for just $150 billion.? Read more »