June 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Wind Farms Are A Poor Way To Harvest Energy

Wind turbines are a poor way to harness energy - but a very good way to generate public subsidies.

By Andrew Gilligan


A general view of Europe's biggest onshore wind farm, Whitelee Windfarm on the outskirts of Glasgow Photo: PA

From the summit of Plynlimon, in the deep country of the Cambrian Mountains, there is a 70-mile panorama of the Cader range, hill after green-blue hill stretching into the distance, from the peaks around Bala to the shores… Continue

Added by John Muir on June 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Windfarms in Rural Wisconsin-What You Can Expect Leelanau

By Craig Goodrich

I grew up in rural Wisconsin.and spent my adolescent summers at my aunt's place on the St. Lawrence River. I know and love the people and lifestyle. Not terribly cosmopolitan, sometimes, but peaceful,

close to the earth, and very, very human.

I returned home recently for a visit and discovered that huge swaths of rustic Wisconsin countryside had been vandalized by armies of

monstrosities the size of the Statue of Liberty, with a…


Added by John Muir on June 8, 2010 at 10:27am — No Comments

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