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Something you wouldn’t want to happen at Glyndebourne
March 4, 2008, 9:03 am
Filed under: Interventions in the carbon/climate crisis

Not that it’s really very likely, but I’m sure those who disagree with David Attenborough will be on to it. According to Earth2Tech it’s a Vestas windmill in Denmark, in a gale, with faulty brakes. The government is investigating.

Upside — as ecogeek points out, this is a pretty good counterargument to people who think there’s not much energy in wind.

Downside — pretty obvious.

Meanwhile, brownouts in Texas. No technology is perfect…

And also via EnvironmentalCapital, a rather neat map of global wind and solar resources

Update: the original version of the video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvvRHhsQhi8, vanished so I’ve put up another one.

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