TITLE

The wind in my sails

AUTHOR(S)
Harper, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Ecos - A Review of Conservation;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the campaign against wind-farms. Benefits of wind power over other renewable sources of energy; Significance of the debate on gravity and urgency of the climate change situation in the campaign; Information on ways in which anthropogenic greenhouse gases cause climatic changes; Need for concerted international action on the climate problem; Information on various forms of fuel being used in Great Britain; Reasons why aesthesized values regarding wind turbines are completely inappropriate.
ACCESSION #
18551039

 

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