Archive | September, 2013

The countdown to 70!

Originally posted on WIND CONCERNS ONTARIO: On Wordpress:
With several councils meeting over the next few days, who will be number 70 on the list of Not a Willing Host communities??? Stay tuned! For a map of Not a Willing Host communities, go to: ontario-unwilling-hosts.org

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Fox News: Going Green Destroying the Lives of Locals

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Connecticut lawmakers continue ban on wind energy projects

Ed Jacovino — The Republican — September 30, 2013 The ban on new wind turbines in Connecticut will continue, after a legislative panel again rejected proposed regulations for large-scale wind energy projects. Lawmakers on the Regulations Review Committee on Tuesday rejected the most recent proposal from the Connecticut Siting Council, saying the regulations fail to […]

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Scotland: MSPs urged to protect night sky from wind turbines

Lynsey Bews — The Scotsman — September 29, 2013 Scottish Ministers have been urged to use planning policy to protect a dark sky park which astronomers and land charities say is being threatened by applications for wind turbines. Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was officially opened by First Minister Alex Salmond in October last year. […]

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Wind turbines and noise

Originally posted on the noise curmudgeon:
Wind turbines and noise Ah, finally the NC blog is back to looking at NOISE issues! And yet, this topic is also about technology and sound/noise. Just that this time, rather than technology creating  ‘music’, it is generating unadulterated noise. (The reason I am posting on this topic now…

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Natural Climate Change–What’s That?

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood       Hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone into the expensive climate modelling enterprise has all but destroyed governmental funding of research into natural sources of climate change. For years the modelers have maintained that there is no such…

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IPCC: The consensus cracks

Originally posted on Roger Helmer MEP:
Image courtesy of Benny Peiser, GWPF Like a warming ice sheet, or a fracked rock, the so-called “consensus” on global warming is starting to crack.  The latest IPCC report is in many ways a remarkable document. Many people will be astonished at the IPCC’s assertion that they are now…

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Lost in a green nightmare

Originally posted on Roger Helmer MEP:
EU Environment Commissioner Connie Hedegaard James Delingpole’s article “Global Warming believers are feeling the heat”  should certainly warm your cockles — it certainly did mine.  Wonderful, resonant phrases: “The science used to ‘prove’ man-made global warming looks increasingly threadbare … Al Gore’s “consensus” is about to be holed below…

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Alice and the unicorn.

Originally posted on Pointman's:
This is a guest post by one of our regular commenters, Graeme No.3 —-<0>— ALICE AND THE UNICORN By Louis Karrol. Alice was almost asleep when the green rabbit wearing an unfortunate waistcoat ran past her. She didn’t notice at first that he was green because he was peering at…

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Fox News Videos: Bird Deaths at Wind Farms

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Most Climate Skeptics are pro-environmentalists who believe in natural climate cycles

Global Warming Policy Foundation– September 25, 2013 A paper published today in Global Environmental Change finds that “a central organising idea for climate change sceptics” is that climate change is governed by natural cycles, such as ocean oscillations and solar activity, and that “‘sceptics can have pro-environmental values similar to climate change believers.“ According to the authors, “In […]

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Global Warming and the Credentialist Fallacy

N. M. Guariglia — Family Security Matters — September 25, 2013 Here’s one of the great stories of the past 25 years, entirely ignored by the  dying legacy media: the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC)-the bureaucratic authority that gave us global warming-is taking it all  back.  The new IPCC report concedes that its […]

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Four Numbers That Say Wind and Solar Can’t Save Climate

Proactive Investors (UK) — September 24, 2013 This month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will begin releasing its fifth assessment report. Like earlier reports, it will undoubtedly lead to more calls to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide worldwide. As the discussion unfolds, I would urge everyone to keep four numbers in mind: 32, 1, […]

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Wind turbines – where endangered birds go to die

Investigate Daily (NZ) — September 25, 2013 TURBINES OF DEATH SUB: how wind farms slaughter native wildlife, and worsen our health WORDS BY MELISSA WISHART With a healthy environment at the forefront of everybody’s minds lately, New Zealand is jumping headfirst into wind energy as a supposedly “clean, green” alternative to the current array of […]

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Controversial Atlantic Array wind farm plan ‘is in disarray’

Adam Walmesley — This is Cornwall — September 25, 2013 A Westcountry MP has said there is “growing momentum” against one of the biggest offshore wind farms in the world. Conservative Geoffrey Cox spoke of a “very strong” surge of opposition in his Torridge and West Devon constituency as well as in North Devon over […]

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