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- It is not only the tails that are missing on the Isle of Man!
- Where have all the job gone Nicola? Indonesia by any chance?
- Beware The Elephant Trap
- I am going to unashamedly copy a comment from the news papers.
- Another comment by Doug Brodie
Wind V. Coal
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"The trouble with wind farms is that they have a very large spatial footprint for a piddling little bit of electricity. You would need 8oo turbines to produce the output of a coal-fired power station."
Sir Martin Holgate, Chief Scientist at the Department of the Environment of the British Government - October 2004
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Einstein on Consensus in ScienceAs Einstein once said,"It does not take a hundred scientists to prove me right ( consensus ?). It only takes one to prove me wrong"
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Monthly Archives: April 2014
A South Dakota Wind Farm claimed four lives yesterday when the pilot flew into the turbines in bad weather. The pilot hit the wind farm at Sioux Falls, (Full story here) one of Nextera Windfarms, well known through out the US and … Continue reading
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley I shall not cease from mental fight, Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand, Till we have built Jerusalem In England’s green and pleasant land. Thus William…
This week there was a conference of so called Climate Skeptics in Germany but all the media ignored it. Why? Because we have a consensus? Because the Science is settled? No, because Politics has over-ridden science in pursuit of it’s … Continue reading
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-26084625 ? Back in February, Julia Slingo, the Met Office’s Chief Scientist, was reported by the BBC, when discussing the recent wet winter, as saying: ?…
Truth is that at sea, turbines are the only thing ‘earthed’. So we have Earth(scour on bases), Wind(intermittent and unreliable) and Fire(lightening strikes). Add in rust from a saline environment and grout that shakes loose due to the vibration and … Continue reading
Scottish Industry represents less than 10% of membership of the CBI. Are it’s machinations with the Electoral Commission relevant. Well in one way no as we are lead to believe that this was a matter of compliance enacted by an … Continue reading
A very hard hitting piece in the Daily Express today 25th April 2014 by Chris Roycroft-Davis that will bring a smile to many a jaded eye. Whether we agree that Cameron and the high command, well infiltrated with “Pigs in … Continue reading
At the same time the Telegraph quotes inside sources that Cameron is planning to give locals power to stop onshore wind after the next election; shades of the EU Referendum promises; Ed Davey announces Billions of Investment in Renewables, in … Continue reading
EDF Energy A Unique View. A Bigger Vision Have I missed something? As I sat munching my breakfast cereal I noticed an ad on the back of the packet. When the London Eye was launched for the Millennium was it … Continue reading
Could have been written for the Climate ‘debate’ when those that challenge falsehood and point to fact are called “Deniers” with the same venom erstwhile reserved for those that deny the Holocaust. The old saying ‘what goes around, comes around’ … Continue reading
It never ceases to amaze me that people still believe implicitly the wild alarm-ism of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change(IPCC). Despite 95% of their prognosis being proved wrong, despite no global warming for fifteen years and despite no islands … Continue reading
President Hollande of France, whose popularity is sinking faster than Obama’s, is driving for more wind power. One has to ask why when France is so well covered by Nuclear and Hydro. In fact the UK relies to an extent … Continue reading
Development of an inflatable turbine could be coming to Scotland soon? Well having flown Blimps over wind farm sites I am aware of the limitations. The higher they fly the heavier the cable until an equilibrium is struck where they … Continue reading
On 20.30hrs on the 16.04.14, there was a total blackout to some 205,000 homes over the North of Scotland from Elgin in the East to Skye and the western Isles and up to the Orkneys. Although power was restored fairly … Continue reading
There is a caveat here. Who provided the figures? Scottish Renewables? Surely there are 349 turbines constructed and approved in Aberdeenshire. If that error is reflected in the rest, the situation is dire! This is a terrible legacy for … Continue reading
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Slow to catch on, they may have been, but Ireland has girded it’s loins and come out fighting. The Guard (the Police to you and me) estimated numbers at 10,000 although the media suggested 3-4000. Whichever it was it was … Continue reading
Back in the sixties and seventies teacher training became infected by a Marxist/socialist agenda to such an extent that our local teacher training college was known as Little Russia and the hammer and sickle flags always adorned the windows. It … Continue reading
Perhaps this should be forwarded to Alex Salmond. Wind turbine plan at Trump’s Irish golf course withdrawn By Ben Robinson, 13 April 2014 Plans for a giant wind farm close to Donald Trump’s new golf course have been thrown out … Continue reading