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TVO tonight and 3 subsequent episodes.

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BBC industrial wind turbine documentary on TVO

The North American premiere of a four-part documentary series Blown Apart:Windfarm Wars begins Sunday October 9, 2011 at 8 pm ET on TVO. 

Directed by Jeremy Gibson and produced by Sevenstones Media for BBC, this timely four-part documentary series examines what happens when a wind farm of nine 120-metre high turbines is planned to be built on a sensitive English landscape. Filmed over four turbulent years, the series reveals a deeply divided community and explores in candid and intimate detail a story that goes to the very heart of the question of renewable energy, our attitudes towards it and the future for on-shore wind power.

Of special interest to naturalists will be the focus on the impact to bird populations and the destruction of scenery.  Don’t miss this new and controversial documentary.

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In today’s Citizen an article about the rapidly rising price of electricity in Ontario. As Tom Adams says, everyone should be outraged.

This is particularly outrageous in Ontario where we already have “renewable” energy in the form of hydro-electric power. The province could choose to do more in the way of conservation (as recommended in the David Suzuki Foundation report, Kyoto and Beyond), and to upgrade existing facilities including, yes, coal. Technology exists today to make coal a much cleaner source of energy.

The article is here: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/technology/Hydro+prices+going+like+rocket/3428382/story.html

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