Children of today will have to deal with consequences of climate change

PUBLISHED: 11:45 16 December 2010

Fourteen wind turbines may be built in East and West Huntspill

Fourteen wind turbines may be built in East and West Huntspill

© José Luis Gutiérrez

Wind turbines are ‘beautiful’.

It is such a shame that Geoff Powell thinks man-made global warming is a sham. It’s a shame for my children aged just five and eight who will inherit this world long after Geoff is gone and will have to deal with the inevitable consequences of climate change in their lifetime and that of their own children.

It’s also regrettable that people like Geoff are unhappy about wind turbines. Personally, I think they are beautiful and welcome them onto our land and into our seas.

They are just one solution to the rising challenge of fossil fuel depletion. It’s unfortunate that there are such negative people around when we all need positive energy to move forward.

Luckily, there are many people all over East Devon who are rising to the environmental challenges facing us, and joining the East Devon Green Party.

We are looking forward to success in the May elections, with councillors elected who will work hard to ensure we are all doing everything we possibly can to reduce climate change.

Sharon Pavey

Hazelwood Close

Honiton

1 comment

  • I hardly think most leaders of the western world wold be wasting their time running to distant corners of the globe to argue the toss about carbon footprints etc if they thought global warming was a sham. We need to be looking seriously now at a mixture of altertnatives to both oil and fossil fuels and so I for one would welcome the sight of windmills over the more traditonal blots on the landscape. In anycase no one is suggesting for one minute that we should cover our beautiful countryside with these, just that they are part of a wide variety of measures we can put in place now to ensure our childrens' future. I would also urge that more of you join the East Devon Green Party if you want to be part of a new politics which is more relevant to tomorrow's world and to this! Yours sincerely, Anya-Nicola Darr

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    Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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