Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Wind power

I forgot to pimp Jerome a Paris' excellent discussion of wind power. His list of the pros and cons leaves it pretty clear that there's a lot of potential in developing wind power, and a lot of the downsides are less dramatic than many people think.

It's a clean, cost-effective way to generate energy, reinvigorate rural economies, and improve our environment. Best of all, Kansas could be on the leading edge of the industry with only a little effort. Of course, Kansas politics is dominated by debate over abortion and gay marriage, so this never even comes up.