Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore wind farms is no more | Max Wakefield

Let’s enjoy some good climate news: the block on UK onshore wind farms is no more | Max Wakefield Onshore wind companies can now compete for clean energy contracts. Despite onerous planning barriers, this is a big stepOn Monday, the government did something remarkable. In the windiest country in Europe, it finally ended a five-year block on new onshore wind turbines. It’s a victory for campaigners, and anyone who wants action on the climate crisis and cares about lower energy bills in future. Related: UK government lifts block on new onshore windfarm subsidies Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/03/climate-uk-wind-farms-onshore-wind-clean-energy