In the third of his groundbreaking encounters with the figures whose decisions shape our environment, George Monbiot gives the head of the countryside watchdog, the Campaign to Protect Rural England, an unforgettable grilling, asking why it opposes windfarms – but not opencast coal mines

George Monbiot vs. Shaun Spiers

A more British-specific interview than Monbiot’s previous two, this does remind me of many groups in California who complain about potential wind-farms. Concerned about their property values people cling to questionable statistics or outright lies hoping to hide their own personal gain behind the veil of responsible spending. Click the picture above to watch the video, by way of The Manchester Guardian.

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