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From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, Creator of the Movement of Tantra-Hammock on 12 Jun 2010 13:20
On Jun 12, 11:32 am, Jim A <j...(a)averyjim.myzen.co.uk> wrote:
> On 06/12/2010 04:24 PM, His Highness the TibetanMonkey, Creator of the
> Movement of Tantra-Hammock wrote:
> > Yes, then the UK will turn its attention to other sources of energy.
> > Germany has done it... why not you?
> Good question. It's shameful we're not doing more.
> One reason I suspect (which is no excuse) is in the UK we have a much
> higher population density. Nobody wants to live next to a wind turbine
> so very few get built.
> I hope we'll soon catch up with our neighbours in Europe by using
> offshore wind, tidal and wave energy.
> Certainly I don't want more nuclear here either. Scotland got that one
> sorted - they have decided no more nuclear - why can't we decide the same?
> I generate my own elecricity on the bicycle with my dynamo - I know it's
> not much but it's a start! :-)
> --www.slowbicyclemovement.org- enjoy the ride
I'm afraid the reason is you are much closer to America than to
Europe. Not geographically, of course.
I'm trying to do my share here, but hanging in the hammock is my best
safe option so far. I save about 100w compared to a TV plus I turn off
the A/C. They are getting my banana, so to speak. ;)