Ah, the Green Revolution. Noblest of causes, worth every imaginable sacrifice. Yet what a wellspring of virtuous, practical, and best of all, economy-boosting innovations saving the planet has turned out to be! The Chevy Volt. Cap’n'Trade. Biofuels. Chinese light-bulbs. Wind-turbines.
Regarding the latter, the Viscount Monckton of Brenchley comments here.