Monthly Archives: April 2014

Plane crashes into Wind Farm

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

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Gone with the wind: England’s most important coastline

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…

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What you should know about Global warming and CO²

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

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Holding Slingo To Account

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: ?…

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Off-shore wind – a bolt too far?

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

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Is the CBI’s decision relevant or a mis-direcion?

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

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At last the Tories admit Wind Farms are a lot of Hot Air!

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

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2% Bill Increase means Cheaper Energy Costs – Ed Davey

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

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Is nothing Sacrosanct?

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

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Do we never learn by our mistakes?

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

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Why do people still believe the alarm-ism of the IPCC?

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

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President Hollande wants more Wind?

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

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Flights of Fancy

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

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North of Scotland Power Cuts – 16.04.14

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

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Scotland’s visual Legacy

  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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War of the Whirls!

We can but Dream!

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Ireland Today

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

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Corruption of Science by our Educators

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

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Donald Trump in Ireland

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

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Navitus Bay Wind Farm – A step too close

The massive Navitus Bay Wind Farm off the South Coast is clearly a step too close for many in the South. Some 194 turbines to be built by Electricité de France and Enercon of the Netherlands is to be built … Continue reading

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