WIND POWER: Blow for 'Wind Week' campaign - wind was non-existent

PUBLISHED: 18:01 10 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:10 02 June 2010

THE British Wind Energy Association recently launched a national marketing campaign targeting Father s Day , as an opportunity to expand its influence on youngsters in an effort to condition these young people into accepting their very lucrative, but neg

THE British Wind Energy Association recently launched a national marketing campaign targeting "Father's Day", as an opportunity to expand its influence on youngsters in an effort to condition these young people into accepting their very lucrative, but negative industry.

Wind Week, was however, a week when the wind speeds were almost non-existent, and one wonders how this was explained to those that attended a power station that produced little or no power at all.

I doubt if children or adults building paper turbines were told about the dreadful disruptive environmental impacts that the turbine has on wildlife habitat and feeding grounds, or rural landscapes and people, also not part of this "balanced programme" will be mention of public anger that almost destroyed a once peaceful community nearby, this being a direct result of the wind developer out to make a fast buck.

JOHN STONEMAN

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