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‘Clean and green’ energy doesn’t exist

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‘Clean and green’ energy doesn’t exist In reference to the letter from Pete Looker on April 11 about our addiction to oil: The reason for the war in Iraq was not oil. It was because madman Saddam Hussein invaded an ally and claimed to have weapons of mass destruction. After being pushed back to Baghdad, he said he would open his country to unrestricted U.N. inspections if he could stay in power. He did not ...

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April 20, 2013
9:02 a.m.

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Mr. Todt; stop listening to Rush Dimbough. Winds are caused by temperature differences and don't lose energy just because they run over a windmill any more than a car causes earth changes because it displaces air. Cars do, however, cause climate change due to the fact that burning a fossil fuel releases harmful gases.
As for the absorption of sun rays by solar collectors; that is open for discussion. Reflection of sunlight needs to be from a bright and reflective source. Open farm land or fields actually absorb more than they reflect.

April 21, 2013
10:40 p.m.

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Sorry justapto, energy cannot be created, only its form can be changed. If you generate electrical energy from a wind turbine, you ARE removing that energy from the wind.