At last: a way to make British weather work for us

Ah, British weather

Photo: Tyler Clemens 

Photo: Tyler Clemens 

True, we complain about it sometimes

Ok, all the time.

Photo: Ya To

Photo: Ya To

But it's ours, and we've learned to make the most of it

Photo: Philippa Willitts 

Photo: Philippa Willitts 

We lean into the wind and defy the drizzle

Photo: Steve Calcott

Photo: Steve Calcott

We ride the waves

Photo: Sophie Su

Photo: Sophie Su

We sail with the tides and splash in the puddles and fish in the rivers

Photo: Roy Cunningham

Photo: Roy Cunningham

And we always – always – make hay when the sun shines.

Photo: Cacaye

Photo: Cacaye

It's our weather.

Photo: Sean

Photo: Sean

Now imagine if we could harness the weather to generate our own clean power

Photo: Oliver Rudkin

Photo: Oliver Rudkin

Then use it to power our homes and neighbourhoods

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But right now, the government is standing in the way of harnessing British wind.

Photo: Mal Chadwick

Photo: Mal Chadwick


Banner photo: Erich Ferdinand. All photos released under Creative Commons License.