A commenter on Brendan "I love corporate cock in every orifice" Barber's greenwankfest mentioned this:
"The real solution to Europe's transport woes is to build a new airport on the Dogger Bank - with rail connections to the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, and the Netherlands. . . . . The new railway lines across the North Sea would be bi-functional, serving also as platforms for tidal energy generation. As such, they would be self-financing in the long term."
Clearly new airports are anathema to sustainable development. However, the concept of running high speed rail lines across the shallow North Sea, mounted on top of tidal generation barriers is revolutionary! Imagine the electricity! Imagine the rail links! I'm so excited that I might have to go and shake one off.