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  1. It didna tae lang fur Biden to rejoin da Paris Climate Agreement https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55732386 Dat's excellent news in my opinion
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  2. I believe my facts ta be accurate, but if anybody can prove otherwise, I'm willing to accept I may be wrong. VE has now been through so many hands and incarnations in its twenty year journey, its difficult to keep up, and especially as its descended behind a wall of corporate spin and hyperbole in recent years, facts have become increasingly hard to locate. I have spent very little time in the Facebook groups, I said all I wanted to say on this thread and elsewhere a long time ago, long before the Facebook groups were even started. They hold very little interest to me, as everything I saw
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  3. A wise man one told me he landed a muckle troot and den watched in fascination as folk rushed tae the sem loch and thrashed the water tae a foam. What I canna understand, he said, is why folk go mad trying tae catch a troot dats already been caught. Yes, folk should keep an eye on da wye VE is byggit now, but it canna be stopped. Looking ahead tae Mossy Hill, and the Yell eens is what may be still worth fighting. Then, if they canna be stopped, what will be the community benefit from them?
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  4. The gas plant comparison is very valid, and really highlights the emotive nature of the windfarm issue. The entire gas plant project was developed, proposed and constructed in a fraction of the time of what is now the Viking Energy Windfarm. Caused extensive disruption to peat and of course produces fossil fuels with all the negatives that brings. However, not a pleep in objection. Partly because if wasn't the "cool thing to object to" on social media, but also because the majority of people who are aware of them, myself included, are willing to balance the benefits both locally and in th
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  5. Interestin! https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19020448.scotlands-richest-man-mount-legal-challenge-spaceport/ Mr Povlsen objected to the development on environmental grounds and later announced he had invested more than £1.4 million in a rival spaceport in Shetland. Dat's an expensive wye tae tak on da planning department
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