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It’s has to take a special kind of talent to so boldly embrace this level of cognitive dissonance. Openly admitting that you relied on fossil fuels to get you to the anti-fossil fuels protest rally … is that chutzpah? Or … Continue reading
NIMBYism has a new face and it’s ire is increasingly directed at renewable projects. So-called “NIMBY” activism, once reserved for projects like landfills, prisons and big box stores, has started to impact proposed renewable energy projects throughout the nation. Last … Continue reading
(Admin note: This article was submitted by invitation to discuss the growing challenge of addressing the “Not in my backyard” (NIMBY) mindset when proposing the construction of new generation or transmission facilities.) Picture this: economic difficulties haven’t slowed your business … Continue reading
I recently read an unsettling report of an apparently contradictory move by the provincial government of Ontario to force the development of so-called green energy developments in the province of Ontario.
While promoting his Green Energy Act, Ontario Premier, Dalton McGuinty, made it clear that he will no longer accept "Not In My Backyard" (also known as NIMBY) arguments from opponents of new green or renewable energy developments. So long as "safety" and "environmental" concerns are addressed, he will not stand for opposition to new energy generation projects.