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Greenpeace Founder Now an Industry Lobbyist

Patrick Moore helped launch Greenpeace but left the group after 15 years. He is now a paid spokesman for some of the interests he used to rally against. Reporter Amita Sharma talks with Moore about hi

This segment originally aired September 25, 2006.

He’s considered the Benedict Arnold of the environmental movement. Patrick Moore helped create Greenpeace 35 years ago but he left the group in 1986 and today he not only embraces many of the very interests he used to argue against but is a paid spokesman for some of them. Reporter Amita Sharma talks with Moore about turnabout and why he thinks environmentalism needs transformation.

Guest

  • Patrick Moore, Greenpeace co-founder