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If you really hate wind farms, David Cameron won’t help you

16 April 2014 14:32

The Prime Minister is planning to cap the total number of onshore wind farms in Britain. But what would limiting the number of wind farms to those in existence or… Continue reading

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The sad tale of the White-throated Needletail and the Outer Hebridean wind turbine

27 June 2013 19:44

Yesterday morning, driving along the main road back to Tarbert in the Outer Hebrides, we came across a large group of people parked up by the roadside, accompanied by their… Continue reading

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Conservative MP Greg Barker has said that wind farms are ‘wonderful’ and ‘majestic’, and that they have become a ‘tourist attraction.’ Image: Getty

Why are Conservative MPs so intent on wrecking our countryside?

4 December 2012 12:37

Last week we had Nick Boles extolling the virtues of concreting over what green space we still have in order to tackle an alleged housing shortage. And now, in today’s… Continue reading

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Delingpolegate?

14 November 2012 9:22

What’s wrong with supporting James Delingpole? Ask the Guardian: it has had a tremendous amount of fun exposing the Tories’ campaign manager for the Corby by-election, Chris Heaton Harris MP, appearing to… Continue reading

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John Hayes sparked a row today with comments about the future of wind farms. Picture: Getty

Tensions grow over government green policy

31 October 2012 14:08

While the major tensions at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions were around the Tory party and Europe, another split within the government – this time between the two coalition parties –… Continue reading

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Owen Paterson: no to wind farm subsidies. Photo: Getty Images.

Conservative conference: Owen Paterson says yes to shale gas and no to wind farms subsidies

10 October 2012 3:57

‘We will only improve the environment if we improve the economy.’ Owen Paterson demonstrated the government’s new environmental mantra at a Policy Exchange fringe event this evening, discussing how we… Continue reading

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