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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Offshore Wind: An Argument for Aesthetics

Many of those opposed to offshore wind power have argued that offshore wind turbines are an aesthetic blight. Typically, my response to that position has been, "Ok, but have you ever seen a coal fired power plant?" With the understanding that aesthetics are somewhat subjective, I think we can all agree that this:

is not as ugly as this:

In the spirit of wind-favorable aesthetic comparisons, a California-based non-profit organization which advocates for electric vehicles recently issued the following public service announcement. This may be the first domestic video advertisement in support of offshore wind:

1 comment:

  1. Offshore wind is better than the smoking one It can damages our atmosphere and bring pollution to our soroundings. Great post interesting :)