Amid Calls for New Fuel Sources, Wind Energy Proves to Be Complex Endeavor

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One of the things President Obama called for Tuesday night in his address to the nation on the Gulf oil crisis was an end to the country’s addiction to fossil fuels.

On Wednesday’s NewsHour, we have a report on the complexities involved in achieving one part of that goal: wind energy.

Independent filmmaker Emma Cott has filed a report on the challenges of harnessing wind power from Mexico to meet the demand for energy in California.

In this Web-only excerpt from the report, learn about the ideas behind a wind energy project along the U.S.-Mexico border:

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