We ran across an interesting concept this week concerning the term ”carbon neutral”. It is used to justify Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and other schemes for the purpose of evading responsibility for carbon emissions. It has been suggested that “carbon laundering” might be a more accurate term since it has distasteful associations with “money laundering”. … Continue reading BigWind ‘Carbon laundering’ and Green washing in Ohio
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Senate President Larry Obhof surprised the Ohio caucus by naming Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville) as Chair of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Media reports noted “I look forward to Steve’s leadership of this committee,” said Obhof. “He has proven himself a hard-working, thoughtful, solution-oriented leader, and he understands the importance of developing a long-term energy … Continue reading Why do some in Ohio fight against BigWind?
There are many reasons why rural communities are fighting back against wind development. This isn’t some crusade against a cleaner source of energy, that would be silly to think that people agains living in a wind turbine project want dirty air and water. What this boils down to is property rights guaranteed by the constitution, … Continue reading Why is rural Ohio fighting against BigWind?