However, as tempting as it is to place oil and gas and renewables in their respective boxes, let’s take a moment to look at the bigger picture. What if, instead of focusing so much attention on the differences, we take a look at what connects these two together? Perhaps to the chagrin of the radical supporters on both sides of the spectrum, is there something to be gained from searching for the similarities? Much like E.T. and Elliott, there is a binding force that is difficult to ignore.