Well the message for a moratorium on turbines is loud and clear but I question it on two issues. One is that Off-shore is not the panacea for all evils and the costs are unsustainable without even greater subsidy and the second is that thousands of turbines have already been approved but not yet built. We need a stay on them too as, in truth, we are already beynd the tipping point where Scottish Tourism is on a downhill slope.
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