Youthful Cameron blew cold on wind farms
David Cameron dismissed wind farms as "giant windmills" that would blight the landscape in a paean to nuclear power written in his early 20s.
July 24, 2006
by Jean Eaglesham
in Financial Times
A pamphlet for the Conservative Research Department, co-authored by the party leader, underlines the extent of his Damascene conversion to wind power and other forms of renewable energy.
Mr Cameron has made environmental issues a central plank of Tory policy since assuming the party leadership last year, underlining his personal "green" credentials by seeking planning permission on a wind turbine for his home.
The Tories this month said nuclear power should be a "last resort" to be used only if renewable energy sources and efficiency savings proved insufficient to meet the country's electricity needs.
But the Conservative leader has not... [continue via Web link]