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Experts Say That Climate Change Is Disastrous For Crops

Originally posted on Real Science:
Put another way, many climate experts are complete morons. Commodities: Cereal excess – FT.com ?

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New Research Warns that Low Hum From Wind Turbines Can Cause Deafness

Camilla Turner — The Telegraph — October 1, 2014 Living close to wind farms could cause hearing damage New research published by the Royal Society warns of the possible danger posed by low frequency noise like that emitted by wind turbines. Living close to wind farms may lead to severe hearing damage or even deafness, […]

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The Fantasy of 100% Renewables

Alan Y. Wayne — Harvard Crimson — September 30, 2014 Renewable energy is all the rage at the moment. Fears of global warming are ever present (and well-justified, I might add). Tax benefits for solar panels and wind turbines are at an all-time high. On Harvard’s campus, chants and rallies for divestment urge a shift […]

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UK Environment Minister: “Green” Policies Do Far More Harm than Global Warming

Michael Bastasch — Daily Caller (UK) — September 29, 2014 Former United Kingdom environment secretary Owen Paterson launched an attack against the “wicked green blob,” saying policies to stop global warming might do more harm than good. “There has not been a temperature increase now for probably 18 years, some people say 26 years,” Paterson […]

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Urban Ontarians Get Upset as Industrial Wind Turbines Creep a Little Too Close to THEIR Homes

Brian Cross — Windsor Star – September 27, 2014 A plan to erect as many as 65 giant wind turbines is generating fierce opposition, because the map for possible locations butts up to the urban and suburban areas of Belle River and Puce where most Lakeshore residents live. “It is a huge concern of mine, […]

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Earth-Friendly Energy is Anything But

Deroy Murdock — National Review — September 26, 2014 Environmentalists worship solar energy and wind power as Earth-friendly answers to their ecological prayers. Tortoises, bats, butterflies, and bald eagles beg to differ. Perhaps because solar panels and industrial wind farms lack emissions, they seem “clean.” Despite their pristine appearance, however, these “green” electricity sources hammer […]

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Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret: They are Ineffective at Displacing CO2 Emissions

Rupert Darwall — National Review — September 22, 2014 Renewable energy has become a potent rallying cry uniting Hollywood and the Beltway. “We can move our economy town by town, state by state to renewable energy and a sustainable future,” Leonardo DiCaprio says in his eight-minute climate movie Carbon, released in August. In his fiscal-showdown […]

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Climate Extremists’ Rhetoric Heats Up as AGW Consensus Crumbles

John Fund — National Review — September 21, 2014 The United Nations Climate Summit will begin in New York this Tuesday, but environmental activists didn’t wait. All day Sunday, they filled the streets of Manhattan for a march that featured Al Gore, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, and various Hollywood actors. But they […]

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Ten Years and Billions of Dollars Spent on Wind Later: Germany’s Emissions Remain Unchanged

Julia Mengewein — Bloomberg — September 22, 2014 When Germany kicked off its journey toward a system harnessing energy from wind and sun back in 2000, the goal was to protect the environment and build out climate-friendly power generation. More than a decade later, Europe’s biggest economy is on course to miss its 2020 climate […]

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More Pictures Tweeted from New York of The Massive Amounts of Trash Left Behind by the Climate Marchers

Thanks to everyone who tweeted out these pictures of the thousands of styrofoam containers, plastic bottles, uneaten food, styrofoam coffee cups, discarded signs and just general trash that was left behind on the streets of New York last Sunday, by those Climate Change marchers who care so much about the environment and the planet. Back in […]

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Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth May, Naomi Klein: Climate handmaids fail—to tell the truth

Originally posted on FAUXGREEN:
Perpetuating the massive deception of a planetary climate emergency It goes without saying that most rational people with a reasonable amount of common sense worry about pollution and want to keep our environment healthy and habitable. So why do the radical environmentalists and the man-made climate change/anthropogenic global warming (AGW) alarmist crowd choose to outright lie about the…

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Sweden: Offshore Wind Turbines to be Decommissioned After Only 13 Years “Cheapest Option”

SWEDEN: Vattenfall has decided to dismantle the 10MW Yttre Stengrund, its first Swedish offshore wind project, after 13 years of operation. David Weston – WindPower Offshore – September 19, 2014 Vattenfall made the decision to decommission the project due to the high cost of replacing turbines and cables. Yttre Stengrund used five 2MW NEG Micon turbines […]

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Wall Street Journal: Climate Science is Not Settled

Steven E. Koonin — WSJ — September 19, 2014 The idea that “Climate science is settled” runs through today’s popular and policy discussions. Unfortunately, that claim is misguided. It has not only distorted our public and policy debates on issues related to energy, greenhouse-gas emissions and the environment. But it also has inhibited the scientific […]

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Wind farms: corrupt research

Originally posted on World Council for Nature:
Biology professor blows the whistle on wind farms The biggest danger: corrupt research Infrasound and other problems recognized In an interview published in Truthout, Dr Patricia Mora casts doubts about the way in which environmental studies are conducted. “What happens is absolute corruption. I have to admit that generally…

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PA Study to Put Wind Energy on the Hot Seat over Deforestation and Bird Deaths

(Editors Note: THEY’RE FINALLY GETTING IT!!! — DQ) “With the ever-growing number of reports confirming that on-shore wind energy facilities are directly responsible for the clearing of large areas of forested land and the deaths of thousands of migratory birds, endangered bats and even eagles, we can no longer just assume that wind turbines are […]

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