There is a new movement underway, and the countries leading the movement are the ones that have experienced the effects of so-called clean energy.
The UK is coming to grips with energy poverty and the backlash against unsightly and noisy wind turbines.
The UK government is scrapping its Renewables Obligation for onshore wind projects which have been supported with billions of dollars of government money.
The accompanying cartoon is based on the UK’s real experience with wind energy.
In addition to the cut in subsidies for wind farms, the UK government has also abandoned its plans for zero carbon homes.
As reported in the Times by its environmental editor, “Builders will no longer be forced to install solar panels, heat pumps and other measures to reduce the need for new homes to use fossil fuels.”
“Zero carbon homes” was the UK equivalent to California’s zero net energy homes program that…
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