On December 26, 2017 at 11:53, Ernie Gilman said...
Let's get back to energy and this century.
They say all politics is local. One of the big difficulties for environmentalists has been getting enough wind behind their sails, metaphorically speaking, for people in one place to care about conditions in another place. Here's an example of an issue that may seem an environmental issue, that is in reality a local issue:[Link: insideclimatenews.org]
About 15 years ago my grandfather tried to sign a deal leasing land to the TVA for a wind farm. He owned most of a mountain and the TVA wanted to put windmills along the ridge. But word got out and the locals raised hell to stop the plan.