Step 1: at great expense, locate ancient energy reserves deep within the earth's crust.
Step 2: at great expense, develop and deploy tools to access these reserves.
Step 3: ignore energy free-floating on the accessible surface of the earth: wind, tides, sunshine.
Step 4: when catastrophes occur don't change course, only the regulations and/or rhetoric. Ensure that efforts toward disaster prevention are tiny relative to all other efforts, including publicity.
Or it could be approached it like: