When the Wick Ain’t Worth the Candle

**** Giant fans: costly; unsightly; noisy; inefficient; pointless, because they can never reduce CO2 emissions; the cause of millions of bird and bat deaths each year; and built with rare earths, the mining and processing of which is turning China into a toxic wasteland – what’s not to like? Notwithstanding the growing list of dubious […]

What price do you put on friendship?

“For four years, a handful of farmers in the district hid a secret that not even a weekly drinks session or years of friendship could drag out. They had covertly opened up their farm gate to wind farm developers, lured by the cash offer of $15,000 for every wind turbine dug into their property — unbeknownst to the mate across […]