Archive | November 30, 2012

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood as 125+ scientists tell the UN Secretary-General to knock it off.

Financial Post — Open Letter to the UN Secretary-General — November 30, 2012 Policy actions that aim to reduce CO2 emissions are unlikely to influence future climate. Policies need to focus on preparation for, and adaptation to, all dangerous climatic events, however caused. Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations H.E. Ban Ki-Moon, […]

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Half of Europe’s renewable energy comes from wood according to Eurostat statistics office

Special Report — — November 30, 2012 SPECIAL REPORT / Practically half of the EU’s renewable energy currently comes from wood and wood waste, according to the EU statistics office Eurostat, but a lack of sustainability criteria for measuring its environmental impact is stoking fears of a hidden carbon debt mountain. The new Eurostat numbers were issued […]

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WARWICK: Mayor upset with lack of communication and common sense in planning

Paul Morden — Sarnia Observer — November 29, 2012 Plans for up to a dozen wind turbines in Warwick Township have Mayor Todd Case feeling frustrated. Nextera Energy is holding the first of three public meetings about its 150-MW Jericho Wind project at Centennial Hall in Watford Feb. 6, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The […]

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Ontario sets record for daily wind production – pays to export it

Scott Luft — Cold Air — November 25, 2012 Friday November 23rd saw a record 36,423MWh of production from the industrial wind turbines on the IESO controlled grid. The day ended with a weighted average Hourly Ontario Energy  Price (HOEP) a negative $5.76 (estimated) – which would value the loss on exporting at ~$279 thousand. […]

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Carmen Krogh speaks to Cape Breton residents about wind turbines

Erin Pottie — Cape Breton Post — November 29, 2012 LITTLE BRAS D’OR — The photograph of a tent in the backyard of a home drew gasps of concern during a meeting to discuss adverse health affects related to wind turbines. Carmen Krogh, an Ontario-based retired pharmacist with more than 40 years of experience in […]

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12 days of Christmas for Wind turbine Neighbours

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … McGuinty spinning on a windmill On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … Chris Bentley cornered and McGuinty spinning on a windmill On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … King testifying, Chris Bentley cornered and McGuinty […]

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