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From N.A. Windpower — How Clean is the Oil in Your Turbine?

(Editor’s Note:  Just an information piece for those of us who want to remind the supporters of “clean wind energy” just how “clean” turbines are and that they actually use quite a lot of *gasp* evil oil.  This is a long article, so probably only the engineers among us could get through the whole thing.  I […]

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A Future Powered by Fusion Draws a Little Closer

Roger Highfield — Newsweek — August 2014 Within the next 50 years, scientists will build a fusion power plant to harness the same processes that make the sun shine. The moment this star winks on, everything will change. Of course, that’s also what Cold War scientists said half a century ago when, after the uncontrolled […]

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Interesting Article about How We’re all Being Manipulated No Matter Which Side of the AGW Debate You Fall On

“The Environmental Defense Fund, which says it “work[s] with companies rather than against them” and which is calling on its members to join the march, has funding from the oil and gas industry and supports fracking as a form of alternative energy. These faux environmental organizations are designed to neutralize resistance.” (Editor’s Note:  No matter […]

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Another Anti-wind Site to Add to our Burgeoning List

Drop by and take a look. Wind Turbine Wildlife Hell

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Mike Barnard

Originally posted on nomoreliesblog:
Bullying a windfarm victim In an article of August 22, 2014 by Lindsay Abrams, trying to discredit the claims of wind farm victims, we read: “Since 1998, 49 lawsuits in five countries have alleged that the clean energy source [wind farms] is making people sick. But according to new research published…

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UK: As the Tide Turns on Wind Farms, What is Causing this Wind of Change?

Brian Daniel — The Journal — August 27, 2014 A growing number of wind farm proposals in Northumberland are being refused amid an apparent turning of the tide You don’t have to go back too far to a time when you couldn’t open The Journal without reading about residents Northumberland begging for mercy from an […]

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Battery Storage for Energy: These revolutionary technologies promised to help save us from climate change. So what happened?

Evan Fleischer — Washington Post — August 27, 2014 There’s an odd micro-trend playing out via news media and press releases that all but insists that society is perpetually on the cusp of a battery revolution. In 2006, MIT hailed a groundbreaking device that could store as much energy as a conventional battery while recharging […]

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“Polar bears miss the message on global warming” – my article in RANGE Magazine

Originally posted on polarbearscience:
Here’s an excerpt of my article “Polar bears miss the message on global warming,” just out in the Fall 2014 issue of RANGE Magazine. The caption for a copy of the photo above, included in the article, says: “In a recent TV ad campaign, the Center for Biological Diversity said, “global…

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The Good People of Maine have made Radio Commercials to Educate the Public about Wind Turbines!

Originally posted on the Original "Mothers Against Wind Turbines" TM:
Listen to Saving Maine’s first three radio commercials exposing wind power in Maine Posted by Long Islander on August 27, 2014  Click right here and turn your speakers on. These spots are being aired as part of Saving Maine’s continuing advertising effort to…

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India: Villagers Demand “Real Electricity” from their Government — not the “Fake” Kind

Tip of the hat to A. Marciniak for the find. Bihar village clamours for real electricity From India Today — August 2014 The least you would expect when you bring electricity to an entire village, ending over three decades of darkness, is a ‘thank you’ from its residents. But no such niceties here in Dharnai, […]

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Surprise! Glaciers appearing in Scotland

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Ben Nevis Story submitted by Eric Worrall British Botanists conducting a Summer survey of Scotland’s tallest mountain, Ben Nevis, have been stunned to find evidence of recently formed multi-year ice fields, areas of compacted snow, some of which weigh hundreds of tons. According to the BBC; “Hazards common…

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Time to Turn the Tables on Wind Proponents who Accuse Opponents of ‘Nimbyism’.

It’s astounding to read these days how pleased with themselves liberals are that the Wynne Ont gov’t is remaining steadfast in their refusal to amend the Green Energy Act in any meaningful way. It’s as easy as water off a ducks back for these progressives to delight in calling opponents to Industrial Wind Turbines as […]

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28 Predictions Later or the Invasion of the Living Dead.

Originally posted on Pointman's:
The plague started so quietly that nobody took any notice of the first isolated outbreak. To be truthful, we can’t actually pinpoint a single incident or even an inception date – there is no patient zero. Through sheer weight of numbers, they easily overwhelmed a few of the smaller skeptic blogs. The initial…

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Four Months After Predicting The Demise Of Antarctic Sea Ice, NSIDC Experts Said They Predicted Record Ice All Along

Originally posted on Real Science:
Two years ago in June, Boulder experts predicted the demise of Penguins due to declining Antarctic Sea ice. EMPEROR PENGUINS THREATENED BY ANTARCTIC SEA ICE LOSS June 20, 2012 BOULDER—A decline in the population of emperor penguins appears likely this century as climate change reduces the extent of Antarctic sea…

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Wind Power Requires 700 Times as Much Land as Fracking for the Same Amount of Energy

John Hinderaker — Power Line — August 14, 2014 One of the weirder facts of contemporary life is that “environmentalists” generally prefer wind power to fracking. Unless you suffer from an anti-carbon fetish, there is no comparison, as the Telegraph reports: A wind farm requires 700 times more land to produce the same amount of […]

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