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The wind is at our backs but Walker tilts at windmills

[img_assist|nid=39310|title=Offshore wind farm|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=75]While the Walker administration and the GOP-controlled legislature continue to ruminate about making it easier to build nuclear power plants in the state while restricting wind power generators and driving that nascent business away, here's the latest arriving cluetrain -- and it's a high-speed bullet cluetrain from Japan. From the online environmental magazine Grist:

#010101; line-height: 14px;">Yup. It may not be one of the front-page issues right now in Wisconsin politics, but every day, across the world, it becomes more and more clear that Walkerist anathema towards alternative, renewable energy may turn out to be one of his worst legacies.

#010101; line-height: 15px;">Yes, while Walker and his legislative enablers are busy tilting at windmills and backpedaling on years of alternative-energy progress in the state, Japan stays alive because it made the investment.


March 22, 2011 - 1:05pm