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The Renewables industry and to a lesser state the government quote that Oil, Coal and Gas are subsidised to the tune of £3.7 billion. Is this true or spin? They quote wind is free but then at point of origin so … Continue reading
At a time when the SNP government has over-ridden several councils rejection of wind farm applications, they have finally taken one step too far: In a separate case revealed today, the SNP has not only overturned an application for a … Continue reading
Interesting take on this as the Community of North Yell is installing this between the Isles of Yell and Unst to power an ice plant and industrial estate. This has a potential to support many island communities but the size … Continue reading
The Mountaineering Council of Scotland has called on the Tourism Industry to rally around the callto protect the Mountains and views of Scotland. A call to arms from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland The German Energy Agency has calculated that … Continue reading
The Aarhus Covention is UN compliance standard that the EU, British Government and the devolved Scottish Adminstration are signed up to. However it is pretty obvious that they have totally ignored it, bypassing both the requirements of transparency and consultation and … Continue reading
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.-Voltaire
We are told that wind in europe is a great success story that we can build on. The truth is not quite like that. Wind subsidy has virtually bankrupted Spain and Germany is in a frightful mess with industry closing … Continue reading
Leading Scottish scientists have lambasted turbines built in forested areas and on deep peatland, which stores 55kg of carbon per cubic metre – three times as much as tropical rainforest. Europe’s largest onshore wind farm, Whitelee Wind Farm, was not … Continue reading
I sometimes wonder whether we are in a parallel universe. First the SNP announces a change to the history of WW2 where England ceases to be involved. Then we have the First Minister wanting to give school children at 16 … Continue reading
If ever there was an Oxymoron, this comes close. A Guidance for Wind Planning. Hey folks, you don’t plan wind , it happens or not, which is more to the point. So forget the pedantics of the inability of ScotGov … Continue reading
David Cameron’s greatest crime By James Delingpole Environment Last updated: August 21st, 2012 394 Comments Comment on this article Catesby, Northants: under threat Apparently David Cameron is sometimes wont to ask: “Why does James Delingpole hate me so much?” … Continue reading
If you break into every house in the Country and take £25 out of the draw, you will end up locked up and serving hard time. If you are the CEO of a major energy supplier and the cheerleader for … Continue reading
This was set near to a tennis court whose surface absorbs heat all day and radiates it during the night and the janitor burns his trash in the bin. Well in this case Anthropogenic Local Warming is proved! 89% of … Continue reading
John Selwyn Gummer, now Lord Deben (funny how political dross floats towards the Lords) as he is now known, rose to fame stuffing a beefburger down his daughter’s throat to prove that he was not a mad cow. Debatable as it now turns … Continue reading
That’s one down, only 102 to go! Well, what do you know, folks – the SNP are again holding their conference in the third week of October as last year. We had a great protest then, in Inverness, with lots … Continue reading
Yes, we have all seen these quotes most often made by a Politician or wind farm developer, but what is the truth? Theses are simply statistical models and if the wind does not blow, like the last three days, the … Continue reading