Monday, March 22, 2010

Stewart Brand in The New Scientist

Environmentalist Stewart Brand and The Whole Earth Catalog once advocated wind turbines, now, talking to Liz Else in the New Scientist he advocates nuclear power. Below is a short quote from the article, to read more click on this link to The New Scientist article.

"To get a gigawatt capacity of electricity takes 250 square miles of wind farm. Holy smokes! And the wind farm is not on all the time so you're buying French nuclear energy or burning a hell of a lot of natural gas to make up the gap."

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