Wednesday, January 2, 2013
"But the two think tanks at issue have a long trail — one that has tried to discredit green energy sources so that the fossil fuels can maintain their substantive lead supplying electric generators. To that end, the Heartland Institute and ALEC, as it is known, get much of their financial backing from oil and coal interests.
Those same groups are also bankrolling studies that are challenging climate science while downplaying any success that so-called Renewable Portfolio Standards are having, making their findings and subsequent attempts to roll back those laws disingenuous," notes Ken Silverstein in an insightful Forbes article titled Lobbyists Try to Halt Green Energy Standards.
It's beautiful when one word sums up the people and organizations supporting dirty energy. Be skeptical.
According to Webster's:
Definition of disingenuous:
: lacking in candor; also : giving a false appearance of simple frankness : calculating
According to Google:
Not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does.
insincere - false - devious - hollow-hearted
Posted by Mike Misner at 3:46 AM