I just had my nifty wind generator installed on my boat to be energetically pretty much independent, drastically decreasing my carbon footprint in the process.
Boy did I feel good about it. So smug and self-satisfied that I was finally doing my bit to save the planet.
So there I was, enjoying the sub-sonic whisper of my Ruthland Windcharger 1200 and a coup of Nescafe.
An almost imperceptible, keening thought wriggled its way into the back of my brain and began throbbing with increasing intensity: renewable, Renewable, RENEWABLE! RENEWABLE?
(to be continued)