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LSE tries to calm storm over wind farm policy - 11 Jun 2012 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

MPs will this week be urged to back the development of more onshore wind turbines in suitable locations, in a new report that aims to provide an unbiased view in the increasingly heated row over whether the technology is cost effective and reliable. The London School of Economics (LSE) Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy will today launch a policy briefing designed to objectively review current evidence about the extent to which onshore wind could play a part in the UK's future energy mix. FURTHER READING Industry shrugs off council's attempted wind farm ban George Osborne demands massive cuts to windfarm subsidies Bob Ward, policy and communications director for the Grantham centre, told BusinessGreen that the document is designed to counter industry lobbying from both pro and anti-renewa...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2183104/lse-tries-ca...

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