Archive | October, 2012

Lies, Damn Lies And Green Statistics

Dr Benny Peiser — Canada Free Press — October 25, 2012 Almost all predictions about the expansion and cost of German wind turbines and solar panels have turned out to be wrong – at least by a factor of two, sometimes by a factor of five.—Daniel Wentzel, Die Welt, 20 October 2012 When Germany’s power grid […]

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Update on little Liam’s eye surgery….no thanks to the Dalton gang

Dalton McGuinty, health minister failed Liam and Erika Christina Blizzard — Toronto Sun — October 25, 2012 TORONTO – The more I cover politics, the more I’m convinced of two universal truths: 1. You can always count on politicians to do the wrong thing. 2. When the chips are down, when our politicians have failed us, you […]

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German Media’s Veer from Green Energy

Dennis Avery — Canada Free Press — October 24, 2012 CHURCHVILE, VA—German media, writing in one of the “greenest” European countries, are now veering away from green energy as fast as lagging public opinion will allow. A few years ago, Germany was “fully committed” to the EU’s goal of ending fossil fuel use. It was […]

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You have to laugh at CANwea’s hypocrisy about the Canada Health Study on wind turbines

CANwea (Canadian Wind Energy Association) and Awea (American Wind Energy Association) love to reference the Massachusetts health study  that was done earlier this year, to back up it’s claims that industrial wind turbines cause no ill health effects to nearby residents, even though it was a shoddy report at best, negligent at worst. Not sure if you’ve […]

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MUST READ!! Twenty Bad Things About Wind Energy, and Three Reasons Why

John Droz, Jr — Master Resource — October 24, 2012 Trying to pin down the arguments of wind promoters is a bit like trying to grab a greased balloon. Just when you think you’ve got a handle, it morphs into a different shape and escapes your grasp. Let’s take a quick highlight review of how […]

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Green energy costs us all

Rick Fusch — Windsor Star — October 23, 2012 Re: Trade ruling could hurt green jobs, guest column, by Angelo DiCaro and Stuart Trew, Oct. 15. Having learned nothing from the lessons meted out to the world’s gullible, DiCaro and Trew despair about the diminishing make-believe efforts on global warming, and the teetering green-energy house […]

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Wind and Solar are Worse than Coal and cause the waste of gas

Viv Forbes — Canada Free Press — October 23, 2012 James Hansen, an outspoken world climate alarmist says: “Coal-fired power plants are factories of death”. The Australian Greens want a fast end to coal mining in Australia, and support a swift expansion of wind and solar power. As the Greens are part of the coalition which […]

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Why not wind power?

Originally posted on Why not wind power:
Mom’s Clean Air Force, as reported on the AWEA site, is calling for an extension of the PTC for these reasons: Wind is free. Wind is clean. Wind is renewable. Wind is non-polluting. Wind doesn’t harm children’s health. Clueless and dangerous they be for these simple reasons: Wind is…

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Tim Hudak’s energy bill that died on the legislature floor thanks to McGuinty’s proroguing of parliament.

(Editor’s note: Restoring municipal decision making was just one of the important things in Tim’s bill — DQ) Bill 42, Affordable Energy and Restoration of Local Decision Making Act, 2012 An Act to amend the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Environmental Protection Act with respect to renewable energy Policies, renewable energy approvals 47.7 (1)  The […]

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And the myths just keep on coming — When will the wind industry finally start to tell the truth?

From BiofuelsWatch.com, another fairytale about how wind turbines and wind energy are ‘free’, ‘clean’ and ‘not pollution causing’. “Firstly, wind power is inherently one of the cleanest sources of power available. It does not contribute to global warming, nor does it produce any form of harmful waste.” (To read the entire article, click here) If […]

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Scottish tourism bosses admit that wind farms could deter tourists

Global Travel Industry News — October 23, 2012 Tourism chiefs have admitted for the first time that wind farms could drive holidaymakers away. In an intervention likely to embarrass the Scottish Government, VisitScotland has said an application to put turbines on a site north of Dumfries could have a ‘detrimental effect’ on tourism. Its statement […]

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Wind power fight about anti-democratic legislation

Tip of the hat to Ontario Wind Resistance for this excellent letter. Garth Manning, Retired lawyer and former president of the Ontario Bar Association, Prince Edward County Published in the Law Times News — October 2012 John De Vellis obviously knows what he’s writing about (see “Wind power issues more about politics than health,” Law […]

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German Windpark Operator Rakes in $3 million for power that was never produced

Thanks again to NoTricksZone for helping to shine a spotlight on the shameful money grab that is wind energy! P. Gosselin — No Tricks Zone — October 22, 2012 Germany’s energy feed-in act forces power companies to buy up green electricity from wind and solar producers at exhorbitant prices and guarantees the green energy producers […]

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Liberals’ green injustice

Charles Lane — TribLive — October 20, 2012 Al Gore is about 50 times richer than he was when he left the vice presidency in 2001. According to The Washington Post, Gore accumulated $100 million partly through investing in alternative energy firms subsidized by the Obama administration. Two days after that story ran, Mitt Romney […]

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End of Dalton McGuinty’s tilting at windmills (Not quite)

Monte Solberg — Toronto Sun — October 22, 2012 Last week, the incredible shrinking regime of Dalton McGuinty shrank completely out of sight. He departed not with a bang, but a whimper. Yes, Liberals should laud his fundamental decency and many have. He truly is a nice guy. But after that, they should kick dirt […]

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