Not in your backyard either

Many a wind-energy entrepreneur has found himself facing off against activists that are offended by the sight of turbines. And it’s easy to dismiss such folks — despite any legitimate arguments they might make — as elitist snobs afraid of losing the views from their mansions.

But a columnist for the Washington Post suggests that the no-turbine crowd is made up of something worse than the typical not-in-my-backyard activist. Click here to read about BANANAism: the “Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything” mindset that fears any form of energy development.

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