24 Jun '11, 11am

Support a proposed wind farm in Northamptonshire - deadline 30 June. Pls email the local council #DT @wwwfoecouk

Support a proposed wind farm in Northamptonshire - deadline 30 June. Pls email the local council #DT @wwwfoecouk

I am writing to express my support for the proposed Spring Farm Ridge Windfarm. I would like South Northamptonshire Council to consider the following points when making a decision on the windfarm: The UK faces devastating impacts as a result of future climate change. The floods around the country over the past few years are a reminder of the kinds of weather events that will become more frequent and more extreme. Scientists warn that we must stabilise greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees centigrade and prevent catastrophic impacts. As part of its strategy to cut emissions, the UK Government supports an EU target of 20% of all energy from renewable sources by 2020. This will require the participation of every community around the UK in adoption of low carbon energy technologies. Britain is Europe's windiest country. Win...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/climate/press_for_change/s...

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