I am a graduating senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying Marketing and Communication. I grew up in Hull, Massachusetts, home to the famous Nantasket Beach and two very successful wind turbines.
This blog has been created to satisfy a project requirement for my COMM397AU: Rhetoric, Science, and Public Culture course. For this project, I decided to complete a form of critical rhetoric on a subject I find to be both important to the general public, to my community, and to me as an individual.
Wind turbines have the potential to provide us with renewable energy, which will reduce climate change and limit our dependency on foreign oil supplies. However, there is controversy surrounding the implementation of wind turbines that I am interested in exploring.