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The North Wind and the Sun

12 June 2017

In Aesop's fable "The North Wind and the Sun" the two titular entities challenge each other to make a passing traveller remove his cloak. The sun ultimately wins, as the traveller pulls his cloak closer against the cold wind but is forced to take it off by the sun's heat.

The renewable energy sector has long been derided as something of an eco-liberal fable - and not just by climate change deniers and acolytes of the fossil fuel industries.


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