The owner of a wind-power company was surprised when he and his industry came under attack from the Duke of Edinburgh at a reception in London. The Duke told him that viable wind energy was a “fairy tale”. Supporters of wind energy programs are concerned that this unfortunate incident will strengthen the arguments of the critics of their industry.
In other news (although not in this feed), the People’s Party won the Spanish election, as expected. The party is referred to as “conservative” in Spain, although it would seem middle-of-the-road or even slightly leftist by American standards. However, the election, coming as it does in the midst of an acute debt crisis, does signify a turn towards the right in Spain.
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