Growing Backlash to Monbiot Attack on Solar PV

By Paul Gipe

There is a growing backlash against Cambridge professor and Guardian columnist George Monbiot’s unprecedented attack on solar PV. Monbiot’s attack from the left blindsided renewable advocates who frequently find themselves fending off un-informed attacks from the right.

Monbiot’s column was particularly troubling coming as it did on the even of Britain launching, for the first time, a real program to develop solar energy. The comments and repostes came in fast and furious. Here are a few.