United Kingdom: Locals can now veto windfarms: so what about fracking?

Guardian: Power to the people! That, say ministers, is what changes to windfarm rules announced on Thurday deliver. What they fail to say is it only applies to the minority of people who live in Conservative constituencies where the Tories feel compelled to out-loony the climate change deniers of UKIP. The majority of the British public who support renewable energy are left powerless. But giving local communities a veto on wind farms raises an intriguing question: will the same apply to those who oppose......

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