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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Pass this around the world to show how the Scottish National Party is destroying much of Scotland! Read also this report by David Gibson, MCofS And don’t forget the Petition to the Scottish Government! http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/GettingInvolved/Petitions/PE01564 Advertisements
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From The BBC Heated politics of Longannet going cold Douglas FraserBusiness/economy editor, Scotland 23 March 2015 From the sectionScotland business The closure of Longannet is almost certain to be brought forward to next March Longannet power station is a bit … Continue reading
“There is a powerful convergence of interests among key elites that support the climate ‘narrative.’ Environmentalists spread fear and raise donations; politicians appear to be saving the Earth from doom; the media has a field day with sensation and conflict; … Continue reading
Save Loch Ness is a new organisation which is growing by the day. Click the link to view the web site and then click the link to sign the Petition to the Scottish Government! This is not just important, it … Continue reading
Pretty damn scary and more so when you realise none of the on farm turbines, which in some area have grown like the Pox, are included. This is actually public knowledge available at https://gateway.snh.gov.uk/natural-spaces/ so why are the Government so … Continue reading
A letter from STUART YOUNG One of the best analysis in one place I have read! The Scotsman –Tuesday 10 March 2015 THE answer to Britain’s power supply is beneath our feet, writes Stuart Young. There has been much discussion … Continue reading
Read this article and if you know a neighbour with a noisy turbine, Smile! Judgement day may be just around the corner!
Well this is an aspirational story but one that, had we not spent billions on useless wind farms, we may well have lead rather than, as painfully factual, been in the rearguard. In this case, not even on the starting … Continue reading
I looked at this and thought how those comments could as well be attached to all those rural dwellers in the Highland of Scotland. We too are an endangered species to be sacrificed at the alter to the Gods of … Continue reading
I looked at the new Highland Council Wind Farm maps and wondered which muppet had drawn them. Approved, but not yet constructed, wind farms had mysteriously disappeared as had those in planning and scoping. It was a sanitised wind farm … Continue reading