Building windfarms has been an important part of the plan in the UK for meeting the Climate Change Act 2008 requirements, which include an at least 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. With the resignation of Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary, perhaps plans will change.
See “Is Huhne’s Green Dream Dead Too? Tories Hope New Man in the Job Will Ditch Policies as Cameron Plans Reshuffle” by James Chapman, Mail Online, February 3, 2012.
“Huhne Pays for His Infidelity: Minister’s Career in Ruins as Feud with Ex-wife Lands Them Both in Court” by James Chapman, Mail Online, February 4, 2012.
“MPs’ Bid to Halt Hot Air Chris Huhne’s Wind Farms” by Kirsty Buchanan, Express .co.UK, January 22, 2012.
“How Green Zealots Are Destroying the Planet: The Provocative Claim from a Writer Vilified for Denying Global Warming” by James Delingpole, Mail Online, February 4, 2012.
Added February 5, 2012:
“101 Tories Revolt over Wind Farms” by Patrick Hennessy, The Telegraph, February 4, 2012.
“Wind Power: Why the MPs Have Written to the Prime Minister” The Telegraph, February 5, 2012.
Added February 8, 2012:
“The Compelling Case Against Ed Davey” by Melanie Phillips, Mail Online, February 7, 2012.
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