Archive | December, 2012

Search for Infrasound in Wisconsin homes near wind turbines finds homes saturated from upper floors to basements.‏

Link to Wisconsin wind victims video Tip of the hat to Wind Victims Ontario for the following: To all: Please find attached a report for a wind utility in Wisconsin that was the focus of a study requested by, and partly sponsored by, the Wis. PSC. The purpose was to determine whether infrasound was present in […]

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New study results on Low frequency and Infrasound effects from IWT’s

From Central Bruce Wind Action Acoustician Rick James has provided the context, and content, of a new report from Wisconsin that concludes:“The four investigating firms are of the opinion that enough evidence and hypotheses have been given herein to classify LFN and infrasound as a serious issue, possibly affecting the future of the industry.” Cooperative Measurement Survey […]

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Professor Calls for Death Penalty for Climate Change Deniers

Timothy Birdnow — American Thinker — December 31. 2012 It is as inevitable as the rising of the sun; the Left, when thwarted in their quest for power, suggests the use of lethal force to compel those who disagree. There is a nauseating litany of murders done by our betters in their pursuit of the […]

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U.S. — New Year Anxiety for Wind Turbine Manufacturers. Installations expected to drop by 90% in 2013

Today’s Energy Solutions — December 30, 2012 While some of us will be ringing in the New Year with celebrations and resolutions, many wind turbine manufacturers are awaiting Jan. 1 with anxiety. That’s because when the ball drops at midnight, the federal wind production tax credit expires, and any turbine installed after that is not […]

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About Those Glaciers — What? They are NOT shrinking??

Tory Aardvark — January 2012 The deeply flawed junk science report from the IPCC in 2007 predicted doom and gloom, gave rise to what became known as Glaciergate and has been proved wrong again by a new study that shows that the Himalayan glaciers are getting bigger, not smaller. Meanwhile in Greenland, the Guardian are […]

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Poland, Czech Republic to Block out Germany’s Unstable Green Electricity

From NoTricksZone P. Gosselin — December 30, 2012 Some big energy developments in Germany lately. Several readers pointed out an article appearing in the online daily Die Welt here. It seems that Eastern Europe has said “no” to hugely subsidized, unstable German green electricity flowing across the border into their power grids. One reason is because Germany still has […]

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Europe, wind, warming … We’re slowly waking up to reality

Christopher Booker — The Telegraph — December 29, 2012   There could be few more apt epitaphs for the year now ending than a recollection of the headlines in April that greeted a stark warning from the Environment Agency. Fuelled by the predictions of the climate-change-obsessed Met Office (and the the official policy, since 2007, […]

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Silicon Valley Ditches Green Energy

The American Interest — December 29, 2012 Is the love affair between Silicon Valley and green energy coming to a close? The Wall Street Journalreports that Silicon Valley venture capitalists are learning what the rest of us have known for some time: most green energy projects simply aren’t profitable. A recent survey of venture capitalists suggests that […]

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Rural battle facing next Grit leader

Jim Merriam — Toronto Sun — December 28, 2012 In a month we’ll know the identity of the next premier of Ontario. The governing Liberals will choose a successor to Dalton McGuinty in late January and that individual automatically will become the big cheese. The new leader may be boss for only a few weeks. […]

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Let’s be Gone with the Wind

Why subsidize an industry that kills millions of birds and has no environmental benefit? John Fund — National Review — December 28, 2012 President Obama likes to talk about making sure “the biggest corporations pay their fair share.” Treasury secretary Tim Geithner calls for tax reform to close loopholes and subsidies. Budget hawks say federal […]

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Save the Bald Eagle AND $55 Billion

Jeffrey Standard — Weekly Standard — December 28, 2012 It’s symbolically appropriate that one of President Obama’s preferred forms of “green energy” crony capitalism has the effect of killing off the national bird. The federal wind production tax credit (PTC) is mercifully set to expire on New Year’s Eve.  The PTC provides a financial boon, at […]

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Edinburgh University study — Wind turbines’ lifespan far shorter than wind industry states (Gee, what a surprise!!!)

M. McKay — The Courier — December 29, 2012 SCOTLAND’S LANDSCAPE could be blighted by the rotting remains of a failed regeneration of windfarms, according to a scathing new report. A study commissioned by the Renewable Energy Foundation has found that the economic life of onshore wind turbines could be far less than that predicted […]

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Originally posted on Ontario Wind Resistance:
Chief Medical Officer of Health document identifies causal link between wind turbine noise and adverse health effects —  December 28, 2012 View this document on Scribd

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Ontario — Green Energy here to stay?

Monica Wolfson — The Windsor Star — December 27, 2012 Ontario’s green energy industry is trying to recover after a turbulent year. While the government reviewed the Green Energy Act over the past 18 months, it issued no new feed-in-tariff contracts. Some solar panel factories lured to the region went out of business, while others trimmed […]

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U.S. — If ‘green’ energy advocates want clean, they can start among their own

James Stverak — Washington Examiner — December 27, 2012 Environmentalists and green activists have tried to regulate fossil fuels to death for decades and replace them with green, “clean” energy solutions. Despite all their efforts, the industry as a whole has had limited success. What many fail to notice, however, is that the green energy […]

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