Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Wind turbines grind to halt - Tasmania
Police Inspector Glen Woolley said police were alerted to the situation by a member of the public and immediately implemented an emergency situation.

"We closed off roads around the building to cars and pedestrians.
Bemused city workers were drawn out of their buildings to see what the fuss was about.

Hobart City Council worker David Beaver said he heard a loud crashing sound and joked that it might be a turbine falling down.

"I couldn't believe it when I went outside and saw that it had actually happened.
[Piangpen Narksut] "But it isn't really that windy today so they obviously need to be properly secured."  [Via Soylent Green]
Geoengineering Our Climate Future | – Everything New Jersey
The upshot? In the absence of U.S. leadership, it now seems inevitable to all but the most rabid climate change deniers that we, and our children, are in for a hot, potentially catastrophic century.

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