Cartoon Credit: Steve Hunter http://www.stevehunterillustrations.com.au/
Reproduction of this cartoon is allowed by the author.
Green worshippers tell us “The wind is free.” But wind power is not free. All natural energy resources such as coal, wind and sun appear “free” – no one has to incur costs to create them. But turning a “free” resource into usable electricity costs money for collecting, generating and distributing that energy. To consumers and tax payers, the real cost of wind power is very high, no matter how well it is hidden by politicians.
A National Rally against Wind Power in Canberra, June 18, at Parliament House, Canberra. See:
Wind Farm noise harms health and sleep: