26 Apr '12, 9am

Cameron: renewables are 'vital to our future' Good news for green businesses or concerned over lack of policy?

Of course David Cameron passionately believes that rapid growth of renewable energy is vital to our future, because he has support from people who know what they're doing. Just like the rest of us, Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace have convinced him that all they do is plant a windmill seed and a 100 metre high turbine sprouts, with no damage to the environment. Nothing could be further from the truth. The capacity factors of wind turbines are so abysmal, that for every kWh of useful power they generate, they use 54 X more steel and concrete, in their manufacture and installation, than the same power from breeder reactors: http://lftrsuk.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/how-green-is-wind-turbine-in-my-valley.html 90% of urban growth is occurring in the developing world, adding 70 million people per annum. It's almost criminal that policy makers of Friends of the Earth and Greenpe...

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