25 Sep '12, 9am

4 Reasons Why All Americans Should Worry About Wind Industry Layoffs

Is it just happenstance that a comment critical of the way Big Wind had developed in this country without meaningful examination of “efficacy” or realistic risk assessment to birds, bats, human connectedness to the natural world, crashed? Part of the UN plan was for us to reconnect, part was for the US to stop being such energy hogs which demands a change in our personal behavior and driving, part of the plan was to stop extracting resources in distant places and transhipping them around the globe, which is what our dependence on China for tons of rare earth metals in turbines and so much of our rampant consumerism have not changed. Grid-scale wind, like fracking needs environmental assessment that few commumities or states are prepared for Leave partisan bickering out of it & let’s not let the world bank define our competitiveness or values. China has already won the race...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/09/four-reasons-american...

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