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Re. The – Urgent – Need For An Energy Transition.

By Bernie Bell

Pics by McB

Having read this article https://theorkneynews.scot/2021/09/16/moving-towards-net-zero-with-a-just-transition/, I thought I’d add my tuppence worth……….

We got up one morning, looked out the window at another beautiful Orkney day – then we saw this excrescence ……

………coming in past Shapinsay, trailing its plume of fumes behind it.  Note the irony of the trail of fumes passing the wind turbine…..

And in this pic…..

…….. that isn’t a little fishing boat – it’s an inter-isles ferry!

‘Nuff said –  a picture can replace a thousand words.

3 replies »

    • Indeed. And then there’s this aspect of it……

      “Stagecoach Highland
      @StagecoachHLand
      · 21h
      #Orkney

      Good morning,
      Please be aware that due to the high volume of passengers from the 2 Cruise ships currently in Orkney, some services are subject to delays.

      Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

      @OrkneyCouncil @bbcorkney @orkneycom”

      What about the people who live here who rely on the buses?

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