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- It is not only the tails that are missing on the Isle of Man!
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- I am going to unashamedly copy a comment from the news papers.
- Another comment by Doug Brodie
Wind V. Coal
Quote of the Decade
"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: February 2016
A Private Members Bill setting out the closure of offshore wind subsidies in England will today be given a second reading in the House of Commons. Conservative backbencher Christopher Chope’s Off-Shore [sic] Wind Farm Subsidies (Restriction) bill would prevent the … Continue reading
David Davis’ speech introducing a Bill to make wind farms meet their responsibilities I beg to move that leave be given to bring a Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision about obligations on wind farm operators … Continue reading
Many have commented on wind farms from various positions and whilst we may not always agree with all their conclusions there is a common thread. It’s not Nimbyism but Pro-Environment. In fact Nimbyism is a misnomer as that is a … Continue reading
A brief consideration of renewable energy production and storage. As anybody who looks at current wind output figures will know, we are presently blessed with less than 0.2 Gigglewatts of wind power from the total UK wind fleet, the rated … Continue reading
In a week where 29 whales have been stranded on Europe’s beaches we note little comment from Marine Agencies, the Governments or Offshore Wind. Certainly in these pages previously we have expressed concern from the desert like tracts below the … Continue reading