The more renewable energy, the less need for the US petro-dollar, and consequently the less the USA will be able to hold the rest of the world hostage to support the vast American deficits.
It is not only the oil interests who are terrified of the environmental revolution --- so is the hypertrophied Military-Industrial Conspiracy! They will no longer have the money and resources to go charging all over the world destroying countries and murdering innocent people.
It reminds me of the end of the Athenian Empire, when their so-called "allies" finally had enough of being exploited and walked away from the Empire --- even allying with the Spartans (Russians?) in order to shake off their Athenian masters.
Once, weapons were manufactured to fight wars; today, wars are manufactured to sell weapons
It is far easier to deceive folks than to convince them they are deceived