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Nova Scotia Wind Turbine Manufacturer Files For Credit Protection — Taxpayers Owed Millions

Paul Withers — CBC News — July 18, 2014 The province says it hopes to recover some of the $2 million it invested in a financially-troubled Dartmouth wind turbine manufacturer. Seaforth Energy filed for protection from creditors this week owing $4 million to 62 creditors. “Since government is the only secured creditor, we expect some […]

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University of Edinburgh: Fire is a Major Cause of Accidents in Wind Turbines

University of Edinburgh — July 16, 2014 Fires impact on wind farms Fire is a major cause of accidents in wind turbines, according to research involving Edinburgh engineers. Researchers carried out a global assessment of the world’s wind farms, which amount to an estimated 200,000 turbines. The team, from Imperial College London, the University of […]

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What the Politicians should know about Intermittent Power Supply

Originally posted on windfarmaction:
India Power Crisis – Could we be heading there? We challenge our Politicians for their lack of Knowledge about our Energy Supplies but they do have access at to briefing notes. A big pity that they so seldom seem to read them! (or possibly their inability to understand them) Below is…

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UK: Wind Power Barely Registers In June

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? ? Last year, wind farms contributed about 8% of the UK’s electricity. But as we well know, there are times when the wind does not blow. A while back, I asked DECC for an analysis of the number of days when…

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Massachusetts turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study

Kingston Independence turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study Kathryn Gallerani — Wicked Local.com — July 10, 2014 The Kingston Independence wind turbine violated the state’s noise policy two of the nights sound samples were taken as part of an acoustical monitoring study, according to an interim report. The turbine’s sound levels exceeded the state […]

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Words Fail Me!!

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? h/t Paul ? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-28229430 ? Ignoring interest and running costs, we can see it would have paid back its cost in 800 years time.? ? Quite apart from the astonishing initial waste of taxpayers’ money, there is also the question of…

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Climate change: The moment I became a climate skeptic

Tip o’ the hat to A. Marciniak for this article. Zev Chafets — June 30, 2014 I got my first lesson on the subject of climate change more than 10 years ago. My tutor was an internationally famous climate scientist at a major Ivy League university. Unlike most lectures I have heard from professors, this […]

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Screw the Poor, Our Eyes are Fixed on Tomorrow

Originally posted on NoFrakkingConsensus:
Condemning people to grinding poverty is evil. Anthony Kelly departed this world last Tuesday. Three days later, a short report he wrote for the Global Warming Policy Foundation was published. Titled Climate Change Policy and the Poor, it raises questions relevant to us all. What issues are we spending huge amounts…

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What Sleep can do for us….and Lack of Sleep can do to us!

Originally posted on the Original "Mothers Against Wind Turbines" TM:
One of the Most Common Complaints, from Residents near Wind Turbines, is lack of sleep! The Miracle and Mystery of Sleep: 12 Remarkable Psychological Studies “Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche What beautiful…

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The Conspiracy Theory

Originally posted on windfarmaction:
In the Politics of Energy and the Global Warming Agenda we come across certain terms which reflect where we as a Society have gone: Cognitive Dissonance – The tendency to resist information that we don’t want to think about, because if we did it would conflict with an illusion we have…

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Swimming bear video used to promote climate change threat to polar bears

Originally posted on polarbearscience:
A video being hyped around the internet – “Witness a polar bear’s heartbreaking swim for ice in the Arctic” said one headline – is simply shameless propaganda, facilitated by the US Geological Survey and its polar bear biologists. USGS scientists involved in this work should be ashamed of themselves. The caption…

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Governments Colluded With Wind Industry, to Hide Truth About Wind Turbine Noise!

Originally posted on the Original "Mothers Against Wind Turbines" TM:
Low-frequency noise on the line Credit:  Peter Skeel Hjorth, June 13, 2014. jyllands-posten.dk ~~ ? The government, parliament and all others were fooled by the country’s wind turbine giants and the Environmental Protection Agency, who worked in close cooperation to design the rules for the low-frequency…

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100 percent consensus finally acheived on climate

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
We all know that the bogus “97% consensus” number has been the staple bullet point of non-thinking climate activists everywhere. Now, I’m sure they will be thrilled to see that we have proof (with video) of a 100 percent consensus on climate. In the video below, about 1…

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A First Rate Senator (John Madigan) Skewers a Third Rate Human Being (Simon Chapman)

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Victorian Senator, John Madigan delivered an utterly brilliant speech in the Commonwealth Senate this week. See the video below; Hansard (transcript) follows. As to the Senator, John Madigan provides a salient example of what can happen when decency, integrity and courage all combine in defence of the weak and…

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Article on New Ohio Setback Law Reveals Lots of Problems with the American Wind Industry as a Whole

New Ohio Law Requires Wind Turbines To Be Built Farther From Homes Science 2.0 — June 17, 2014 Wind energy advocates were pressing Ohio Governor John Kasich to use his line-item veto to remove what they called an anti-wind-energy provision from a tax-cutting budget bill – a requirement that new installations be built further away […]

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