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The Ontario Clean Energy Benefit and it’s costs to taxpayers…

Originally posted on Tye's Blog:
You know the Ontario Clean Energy Benefit that is taking 10% off your hydro bill every month? Guess who is paying? You! This “clean energy benefit” is the same one that is costing taxpayers $ 1 billion. One Billion dollars a year! The same ratepayers that are saving 10%…

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More wind generation on Ontario electricity grid means more pollution

Originally posted on The Don Jones Articles:
By: Donald Jones, P.Eng., retired nuclear industry engineer, 2015 January It seems that the more wind there is on the Ontario electricity grid the more pollution there is. Case in point, a snapshot of the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) Generator Output and Capability Report for 2015 January…

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A Great Diagram to Help People Understand How a Turbine Can Impact Its Neighbours

This is a useful tool to use to show people how much one turbine can impact the property values of homes around it.   Now imagine if any of Farmers B through E have a second neighbour with a turbine.  They are completely prevented from ever doing anything on their own property again.  But turbines don’t […]

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Who Else Remembers Wearing Bread Bags on Your Feet as a Child? I do.

When you read this article, it also reminds us why the younger generations today buy into the whole Global Warming theory so easily.  They haven’t lived long enough on this earth to understand that we naturally go through periods of cooling and warming….that the climate is always changing and always variable. When Bread Bags Weren’t […]

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UK: Not Enough Predictable Power in Wind’s Sails

MetalMiner — January 26, 2015 Here at MetalMiner, we are enthusiastic about renewable energy schemes. It seems like common sense to develop energy sources that are not based on depleting reserves and that are sustainable from an environmental perspective. What we take issue with is the payment of massive subsidies to support them. We would […]

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2014 – The Most Dishonest Year on Record

From Climate Change Dispatch — January 19, 2015 Robert Tracinski — Federalist Last week, according to our crackerjack mainstream media, NASA announced that 2014 was the hottest year, like, ever. No, really. The New York Times began its report with: “Last year was the hottest in earth’s recorded history.” Well, not really. As we’re about […]

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Vesta Wind Systems’ Share Price Plummets 30% As Green Tech Reels From Low Oil Prices

(Can we have a collective sympathetic, “Ahhhhhhh” for Vestas? — DQ) Holly Ellyatt — Energy Future — December 19, 2014 The green energy market is fast becoming the latest to fall victim to the precipitous fall in global oil prices, as investors shun eco-friendly tech companies. The price of benchmark Brent crude has fallen 46 […]

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“Contradictions, Bias Undermine Credibility of the Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise Study”

Tip o’ the hat to Sherri Lange (NaPAW) for this article from Master Resource “Contradictions, Bias Undermine Credibility of the Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise Study” By Mark Davis and Keith Stelling — December 10, 2014 “We are dismayed that the recently released Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study has ignored the distress […]

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“Blue” Energy! Have the Dutch Come Up With a Truly Environmentally Friendly Renewable Energy?

Dutch researchers to produce electricity from ‘blue energy’ Dutch researchers are trying to popularize a new renewable energy source called “blue energy”. On Wednesday, REDstack BV, the Dutch company which supervises the project, opened a test facility in order to popularize blue energy and pave the way for the construction of blue energy plants in […]

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Climate Change Solutions Could Prove Disastrous for Billions of People, But Worth it to Save the Planet, Scientists Say

Geo-engineering: Climate fixes ‘could harm billions’ David Shukman – Science editor, BBC News – November 25, 2014 Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say. That is the conclusion of a new set of studies into what’s become known as […]

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Google Engineers Conclude Renewables like Wind and Solar are a Waste of Time and Resources

Margaret Wente — Globe and Mail — November 24, 2014 All over Ontario, giant wind turbines are sprouting up across the rural landscape and ruining people’s lives. Ordinary people are trying to fight them off in court, but they don’t have a chance. The multinational wind industry has a lot more money than they do. […]

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Silly Article Claims Polar Bears Have Become “Killers” Because of Starvation

As one person commented below the article, famous explorer Roald Amundsen was attacked by a polar bear (back in the days when explorers drove SUV’s, remember?). — DQ Lindsay Abrams — Salon — November 22, 2014 When polar bears attack: How climate change is creating a new breed of unlikely killers As the ice caps melt, […]

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Great article: When Too Big Is an Issue

Michael Fitzgerald — Finger Lakes Times — November 21, 2014 This week, the town of Caitlin, south of Watkins Glen, got cold feet over a proposal to build a wind farm. The town board was poised to pass a local law that would open the door for a Florida company to build a wind-driven electrical […]

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Ohio: Wind Energy Industry Protests Bird-Kill Fines

Ohio House passes legislation Jim Provance — The Blade — November 22, 2014 COLUMBUS — Ohio’s fledgling wind energy industry is balking at a largely ignored provision of a massive environmental bill overwhelmingly approved in the House this week, arguing it is designed to throw one more wrench into its turbines. The language would allow […]

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The Root Cause of the Global Warming / Pro-wind Activists Mindset: Perspective

I was  musing this morning about why we have such an uphill battle trying to convince people who live in the cities that we don’t need wind and solar power to ‘clean’ up our planet man-made global warming is NOT happening climate change is natural the world is NOT imploding from pollution It’s perspective.   According […]

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