People on the right have been saying for some time that the environmental movement is largely a scam to promote bigger government and control of the means of production.
The Daily Caller quotes Michael Brune, director of the Sierra Club:
Climate disruption is the greatest challenge facing our generation. Until now, power plants have been allowed to dump unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into our air, driving dangerous climate disruption, and fueling severe drought, wildfires, heat waves and superstorms.What a load of garbage. Brune makes bald statements without any way to prove his absurd claim. Whether "environmentalists" like Brune want to replace capitalism with communism, or are merely Luddite fanatics, yearning for the simpler times of, say, the 16th century, doesn't matter. They are anti-human, and quite willing to starve millions of people with their Gaia obsession.
Read the whole thing at the link above.