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Australia’s Q&A reveals David Suzuki as a complete know-nothing by very first question

Andrew Bolt — The Herald Sun — September 23, 2013 David Suzuki on the very first question is revealed as a complete know-nothing. His questioner tells him that the main climate data sets show no real warming for some 15 years. Suzuki asks for the references, which he should have known if he knew anything […]

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Australia: The Wind Industry is feeling the heat…Turbine company and green groups to fight anti-windfarm campaign

Anxious supporters of renewable energy allege underhand tactics are taking the wind out of their sails Lenore Taylor — The Guardian — June 16, 2013 The world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturer is joining forces with environmental groups in a global campaign to rouse the “silent majority” of people who support renewable energy to fight back against what […]

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Climate NGO Quits Australia as ‘Green’ Politics Turn Sour

Giles Parkinson — REnew Economy — June 7, 2013 The Climate Group, one of the world’s biggest NGOs working in the climate space, is withdrawing from Australia, citing the “unfavourable” policy environment. The Climate Group, which has offices in the US, China, Europe and India, founded its Australian offices in 2005. It has been heavily […]

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Australia — Libs defy party on wind farms

Chris Johnson – National Times — May 26, 2013 Outspoken Liberal MPs plan to defy publicly the official party line by attending a Tea Party-style anti-wind-farm rally at Parliament House, widening the rift in Coalition ranks over renewable energy targets. The Canberra rally on June 18 is being promoted through a clandestine group using a […]

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Two newscasts from Australia on how wind turbines are ruining peoples’ lives

Newscast from the first night. Followup broadcast the next night, prompted by response from the public.

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AU — Acciona Energy scraps $70M wind farm project, saying it’s unviable

From Adelaide Now — Julian Swallow — February 20, 2013 ACCIONA Energy has scrapped plans for a $70 million Allendale wind farm in the state’s south east, saying it is commercially unviable. The international infrastructure and energy company said it had conducted several years of detailed investigations into the proposed 46 turbine wind farm, about […]

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Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
The document below is a statutory declaration. Under Australian law, it is equivalent to giving evidence under oath. If it contains false information, charges of perjury can be laid. This declaration was sworn before a policeman by Whiteheads Creek resident Ursula James last Thursday. It concerns alleged statements made…

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Australian EPA to Conduct Full Spectrum Monitoring, inside and outside homes

Received from Dr. Sarah Laurie The South Australian Environment Protection Authority has said it will conduct full spectrum monitoring, inside and outside homes This is a huge breakthrough, where the South australian Environment Protection Authority has said it will conduct full spectrum monitoring, inside and outside homes. (Depending on your internet connection, you might need […]

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Australia: Victorian council concedes — value of neighbours’ land cut by wind farms

Pia Akerman — the Australian — February 1, 2013 A VICTORIAN council has conceded that a wind farm development still in its early stages has slashed the land value of its neighbours, and agreed their land rates should be cut. In what is believed to be an Australian first, South Gippsland shire council has amended […]

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The wind industry house of cards is starting to shake in Australia

From Karen at Central Bruce Wind Action (thanks for the continued great articles) Dr. Alan Watts (HDA, BSC, MB, CHB, LRCP, MRCS, Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, a Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians) :  “The wind industry is based on greed, ignorance, subsidy […]

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Uh oh! We’ve all got “negative orientated personality disorder”!

According to this article in Earth techling.com — The typical story about wind-turbine noise focuses on whether it makes people sick (the answer, by the way, might be yes, if you’ve got “negative orientated personality” traits,according to a recent study). This story is a little different. It’s about a new research effort to understand where wind-turbine noise […]

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Australia — wind farm opponents threaten renewable energy targets

Business Spectator — November 20, 2012 One of Australia’s largest energy companies, EnergyAustralia, has raised concerns with the Climate Change Authority that wind farms may already be at their saturation point in terms of community acceptance, despite a need to triple the number of wind farms being built to meet the government’s renewable energy target, […]

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Australia — Wind farm lobbyists deny more rules are needed

Nick Perry — The Australian — November 14, 2012 WIND farms don’t need further rules about noise levels because the existing regulations are among the toughest in the world, a Senate hearing has been told. An inquiry on Wednesday examined a Senate bill seeking to refuse certification to wind farms that exceed normal background noise […]

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Australia — Wind farms are a monstrous blight on the landscape

Opinions — The Australian — November 6, 2012 Farms they are not. They are factories placed in the countryside. Put into proper perspective, they are akin to the blight an open-cut coal mine would be on such a place. They produce the same product, energy, albeit at a higher price to the consumer. Moreover, these […]

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Australia — “Ill Wind blows a headache” — Landowner turns whistleblower

Graham Lloyd — Environmental Editor — The Australian — November 3, 2012 WHEN wind farm developers knocked on David Mortimer’s door offering good money to use part of his marginal South Australian cattle property to host two wind-turbine towers, he was both flattered and eager to accept. “We were very much in favour of it,” […]

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