Wind turbines need a huge area to generate significant electricity.
So for years now, subsidised wind energy investors have been razing ridge-lines, felling forests and slicing birds, bats and insects. They trash the landscape to benefit a few landowners and speculators in a vain attempt to produce cheap reliable electricity from a low density, unpredictable, intermittent energy source. This is all driven by a blurry green vision that humans can change the climate by manipulating the atmosphere.
But neighbours and nature-lovers are fighting back. So now the wind speculators are racing for off-shore space in shallow seas.
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