On Our Radar: A Global Wind Day

Source: By THE NEW YORK TIMES • Posted: Monday, June 18, 2012

The winning photo in "Wind in Mind," an international competition.

Markus Haslinger. The winning photo in “Wind in Mind,” an international competition.

It’s Global Wind Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the wind industry that includes events like a photo competition, the inauguration of new wind farms and many festivals, mostly in Europe. In the United States, a group aligned with the fossil fuels industry plans counterdemonstrations to denounce the “push for expensive, inefficient and job-destroying offshore wind energy.”