is a useful lie to get people to import less energy from Russia. The weaker Russia is, the better for everyone. If the European leadership does not believe they can rally their people for more direct confrontation with Russia, pushing the “global warming” meme is useful proxy.
When you read that 0.3% of Saharan sun-power can power Europe, don’t read that as a pie-in-the-sky dream to save the polar bears. It’s a way of snatching future dollars out of Russia’s pocket. And that’s a very good thing.