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    Tuesday, August 27, 2013

    Vampire Diaries Star Speaks At Coal Rally

    "We’re all here to address the biggest challenge of our time — climate destruction," Somerhalder said. "We don’t need to keep pursuing these toxic fossil fuels. We have options, and you know we do."

    Somerhalder also touted the use of solar energy and encouraged the audience to be more energy-efficient. "Lets weatherize our homes," he added, "We can build a better, healthier economy based on good-paying, clean-energy jobs."

    The initiative of the really was mainly to convince Duke Energy to retire its coal-fired power plant in Asheville; something that may or may not happen. But, it accomplished plenty by featuring a hot star like Somerhalder to influence the younger generation to be more aware of energy and environmental causes.
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