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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

Crippen brings your attention to the closure of the last wind turbine blade manufacturer in the UK

2 August 2009

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Crippen cartoon about our increasing carbon footprint

Many of us green crips are spreading the word as far and as wide as possible about the closure of the VESTAS factory on the Isle of Wight. This not only means the loss of 600 jobs to the Island (a huge blow in itself) but also that there will no longer be any manufacturing of wind turbine blades within the UK. By having to import these components, this strengthens the argument for those people who are opposed to wind farming and who say that the cost of obtaining and erecting the windmills...

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