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"The trouble with wind farms is that they have a huge spatial footprint for a piddling little bit of electricity... ."

—Sir Martin Holdgate, former chairman of the British Renewable Energy Advisory Group.

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Commentary

Questions to Hone Critical Thinking

The Sierra Club: How Support for Industrial Wind Technology Subverts Its History, Betrays Its Mission, and Erodes Commitment to the Scientific Method
This is Jon Boone's J'Accuse to the nation's environmental organizations in opposition to their ignorance about the nature of wind technology and their eagerness nonetheless to embrace it, albeit with conditions.

Jon Boone recently sent the following to a hydro engineer in the far West who had extolled the virtues of his industry and recommended it to the PJM via encouraging more "pumped hydro storage" for regulating wind volatility, in the process dredging up the NIMBY appellation for those who would question it.

Jon Boone Challenges Ted Williams To Go Beyond Cape Wind...

Response to The Caledonian Record

Herholdt Response

"The Good and the Bad Regarding Wind Energy" A press release by Frank Miller, Republican Representative for the 12th District, Kansas

Bill McKibben's Wishful Thinking About Wind

Wind Rush

Dear Molly Ivins:

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