Wind power: Clean energy, dirty business? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL |

In the developing world, where land-intensive wind turbines are being rapidly constructed, wind power has often turned clean energy into dirty business. Carbon-Offsets controversy, landgrabs, towering turbines, often with blades as long as 30 yards, are installed in huge groups – wind farms – and require large tracts of land. Acquisition of that land has been a sometimes violent flash point in the new "wind rush,"