How many windmills would $87 billion buy?


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This opinion piece asks could the $87 billion approved for military support and rebuilding Iraq have been better spent. Based on calculations for an Oregan windfarm, the money would pay for 192,904 wind turbines, sufficient to produce a quarter of the US electricity needs.
Item: #220, Posted: 15/1/04.


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