If you haven’t seen “Unplugged” yet, please take 20 minutes and watch this important video, prepared by our friends at PACE. Then remember that the people on the ground are the ones who pay the bill(s) when it comes to electricity – it’s not the government, it’s not big business, it’s not the “rich.”
When extreme regulations force the closure of massive amounts of our nation’s coal-fueled plants, electricity prices go up for everyone. Unfortunately, the people least able to afford those prices get hit the hardest.
Here’s one of the key take away lines from the film – stated clearly and accurately by Phelim McAleer, Journalist and Independent Film Maker – “If you genuinely want to make poverty history … then you must allow people to use their natural resources…”