Posts Tagged ‘Observer’

The Observer view on Scotland’s windfarm dilemma | Observer editorial

The government must find a way to proceed with green energy projects while maintaining responsibility for its environment For anyone who has concerns about our environment and about humanity’s future in a rapidly heating world, the proposed construction of massive offshore windfarms in Scotland’s Firths of Forth and Tay poses a dilemma of some magnitude. […]

Behind the turbine war is a lack of policy and joined-up thinking | Observer editorial

There is too much inconsistency in government over this vital source of renewable energy Another week and another war of words is being waged over our green and pleasant land. Last Thursday, Prince Charles told the Oxford Farming Conference that the countryside is “as precious as an ancient cathedral”. Former poet laureate Andrew Motion, current […]

We need a vision for energy – not this fiasco | Observer editorial

Electricity and gas users deserve bettter than rising bills and governmental cock-ups This weekend, David Cameron is a man at bay, beset by critics who claim that the dramatic resignation of his chief whip strengthens the impression of a gulf between the privileged background and elitist sentiments of the prime minister’s entourage and the vast […]