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- 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
Death by a Thousand Turbines
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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: July 2014
Click on the link for photos. There are no less than three proposed new windfarms over and above all the others down the Kintyre Peninsula. As September looms large we can only hope that sense will prevail after a No vote. … Continue reading
As a Pilot myself and with a son who is a flying instructor and commercial pilot I am aware as most on the dangers of building wind farms near airfields, especially those in General Aviation. In my past I … Continue reading
Whilst we fought against wind farms in England, Wales and Scotland, we missed what was happening to Northern Ireland. We know the aggravation of Eire which came somewhat later to the Wind Scam, but whose politicians and councillors have been … Continue reading
WASTING AWAY IN MARGARITAVILLE The recent UN sponsored ‘Climate Change Conference’ in Venezuela (which called for death to capitalism to save us from climate change) was held the at 5-star ‘Hotel Venetur Margarita’ (formerly the Hilton Margarita) on Margarita Island … Continue reading
Tis a bad year for creepy crawlies not helped by a mild winter but the decimation of the bird species by the wind turbines probably has done irrepairable damage which all the experts wont accept until it is too late. Nature … Continue reading
Owen Patterson’s article from the Telegraph. If ever you thought the Green Lobbyists are out of control and need immediate investigation by the Charities Commission, this will confirm your worst fears. By Owen Paterson 12:38AM BST 20 Jul 2014 Every … Continue reading
Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
University of Edinburgh — July 16, 2014 Fires impact on wind farms Fire is a major cause of accidents in wind turbines, according to research involving Edinburgh engineers. Researchers carried out a global assessment…
Is this Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow, the centre of Manchester or Soho? No it is outside MacDonalds in the Centre of Inverness. Sir Stephen House, Chief Constable of Police Scotland, considers this a proportionate response. What world does he and … Continue reading
SNH is doing a customer survey. Their customers it would seem are developers and planners, not the people who pay their wages! I think all of us who have to deal with SNH have been extremely disappointed at their behaviour … Continue reading
Mountaineers have objected to a proposed wind farm in highland Perthshire. A proposal for the 24-turbine wind farm at Talladh-a-Bheithe estate, near Rannoch Moor, was submitted to the Scottish government last week. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland claim the farm … Continue reading
Grant Shapps, Chairman of the Conservative Party has thrown down the gauntlet that says no more onshore wind farms. Up yours, Cleggie! A hard and straight reaction that wind has had it’s day and subsidies must be axed. Never mind … Continue reading
Smart meters are anything but SMART Unveiled: New £200 ‘smart’ meters every household must pay for (but may not work) o Minister and Bob Geldof to launch £11bn scheme to make us all use ‘green’ meters… which other EU nations … Continue reading
“The Heartland Institute is a 30-year-old national non-profit organization devoted to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Heartland’s Center on Climate and Environmental Policy promotes pro-environment policies based on sound science and economics, not alarmism … Continue reading
Great pride of a major Carrier built in the UK eclipsed the reality that it uses ordinary engines rather than being nuclear powered, which limits its ability, and that there are no aircraft yet available which can fly off … Continue reading
We challenge our Politicians for their lack of Knowledge about our Energy Supplies but they do have access at to briefing notes. A big pity that they so seldom seem to read them! (or possibly their inability to understand them) … Continue reading
Eventually a worthwhile use for a wind turbine! This from New Jersey is a great use for a wind turbine although those that protect Ospreys from people may consider that perhaps these birds may sometimes enjoy a bit … Continue reading
I heard the other day that the SNP have our mandate for their renewable policy. Well I do remember the elections that got them into power. I remember that Labour had bankrupted the Country, agreed the Climate Change Act … Continue reading