Ars' John Timmer noted that America "took the top spot after increasing its capacity by 50 percent in 2008, building 8.4GW of new facilities." I'm so proud to be a U.S. American.
I don't understand people that don't want wind turbines in their towns. This is probably me being a product of urban culture, but isn't cleaner energy more important than a lovely view of a corn field?I'm willing to listen and learn if anyone has some good reasons. So speak up wind-turbine haters!