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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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Originally posted on Save Straiton for Scotland:
It’s now known that wind farm construction can have serious detrimental effects to water supplies. Two reservoirs and a water treatment works near Whitelees have been so badly polluted that they’ve been abandoned and a new water pipe…
An analysis by Euan Mearns http://euanmearns.com/one-step-closer-to-blackouts/ And follow this by the Nuclear option: http://euanmearns.com/decarbonising-uk-power-generation-the-nuclear-option/
Wind farm alters the local climate of a Scottish peatland Dr Jeanette Whitaker, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Newly published research shows that the action of wind turbines has a measurable effect on the local climate, but this is unlikely … Continue reading
Often referred to in these pages Aviation and wind farms don’t mix. Recently the family of an agricultural spray pilot in the US was awarded $6.7 million after he flew into a hastily erected unmarked, unlighted and unnotified met mast. … Continue reading
Thanks to Josh!
Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Desperation is a stinky cologne: and the wind industry is drenched in it. Having been rumbled over the fact that wind power depends on … wait for it … the WIND, the wind industry,…
The children’s Story that tells the truth about the turbines in contrast to the wind industry’s Tommy, the Turbine. Subsidy Sam was big, one of the biggest turbines you could get. He had spent the last year, since being built, … Continue reading
Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
One of the myths pedalled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that Germans – who live cheek-by-jowl with thousands of these things – are not troubled in the slightest by incessant…
Scottish Affairs Committee for Inquiry into Renewable Energy Sector in Scotland March 2016 SAC John Muir Trust submission An excellent submission which draws attention to the eschewed balance of the proposed enquiry in favour of the Wind Industry.
Reality has finally dawned and the messages that local communities have been raining down on planners and councillors have finally found a voice. I think Alan Sloman originated the first definition of the Loch Ness Ring of Steel and for … Continue reading
Many thanks to Wind Energy’s Absurd for this report. A lot of common sense from the Councillors and a lot of absurd comments from the Planning Officer, RES and Inverness Chamber of Commerces’s Stewrat Nichol. One must remember that most … Continue reading
Dominic Lawson: The Party Consensus On Industrial Sabotage Date: 05/04/16 Dominic Lawson, The Sunday Times As the prospect of thousands of steelworkers heading for the jobcentre comes closer, take a bow, David Cameron, Ed Miliband. In fact, congratulations on a … Continue reading