In a Twist of Irony, Greenpeace Uses Blimp to Protest Traditional Energy
February 4, 2019 | 10 Min Watch
Do you know what blimps are made of? Petroleum-based materials make up the polyester fabric that shapes those flying wonders, not to mention the important parts that are also made of rubber and plastic. What’s more, blimps are powered through the skies by propane — a component of natural gas.
See the mayor of Taft, California, Dave Noerr, explain the important economic role the oil and natural gas industry plays in his town as he informs activist group Greenpeace when they landed their large propane-fueled, petroleum-based polyester blimp in Taft to protest traditional energy.
Video courtesy of The Taft Independent