In France opposition against wind power is growing, rallying groups as varied as libertarians, Nimbys (“Not In My Back Yard”) and mainstream politicians. France gets most of its energy from nuclear power, and resistance to wind power has been long standing. But in recent years, those campaigning against this clean source of energy have become much more diverse. While these opponents all share wind farms as a common enemy, their grudges couldn’t be further apart. “From bourgeois people to militants of the far-left, anarchists, fishermen and rich landowners, opposition against wind power has become much more ecclectic,” wrote Le Figaro.
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