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Citizens vs. Lobbyists: The Big Wind War (Part 1)

From Master Resource: John Droz Jr. — August 15, 2013 “I used to believe that understanding the basics, being passionate, working hard, and being on the factually correct side of an issue was enough. These ingredients are necessary, but are not sufficient. We also have to use effective PR techniques. Properly phrasing our message, its timing, and getting it to the […]

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When it comes to climate change, we have to trust our scientists, because they know lots of big scary words

Sean Thomas — The Telegraph — June 19, 2013 Whither the weather? As you may have heard, a conference of national forecasters assembled this week in Exeter: to discuss the future of the British climate, following the spate of harsher than expected winters, and unusually wet summers, since 2007. Already, commentators are asking if global warming […]

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The next big freeze could last 250 years: Experts say Sun’s activity wanes every 200 years – and the next ‘cooling period’ is due by 2040

Daily Mail.online — April 30, 2013 Russian scientists believe the Sun emits less heat every 200 years Cooling period could cause Earth’s temperature to fall by several degrees Last time was between 1650 and 1850, known as the ‘Little Ice Age’ The period of low solar activity could start between 2030 and 2040 Forget global […]

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Wind power’s prevailing direction in Canada? Big and foreign-owned

Richard Blackwell — Globe and Mail — April 8, 2013 The vast majority of Canadian wind power production is now controlled by a handful of large companies, many of them foreign owned, replacing community groups that were initially seen as the backbone of alternative energy production. The takeover of the business by large companies is […]

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The Big Green Killing Machine — Climate alarmism has killed millions of people across the globe and continues to do so every year

(Editor’s Note:  If you read only ONE opinion piece, today, tomorrow, next week, or next month, this should be the one.   Stay with it to the end.  Pointman shines.  — DQ) Optimism, Blogging, and the Big Green Killing Machine Pointman — April 5, 2013 [Excerpt] …  Before kicking around the question of my optimism, I […]

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Unreliable energy’s big secret

Steve Goreham — Washington Times — February 20, 2013 CHICAGO, February 20, 2013—Climate change has again moved to center stage. Last week in his State of the Union address, President Obama stated, “But for the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change.” Two days later, Senators Sanders and […]

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Why is Quixotes focussed on Big Wind and not Big Oil or Big Gas?

For some odd reason, those of us who are anti-wind have been made out to be the bad guys.  If you’re anti-wind, you must ‘hate the planet’.  You want to see our environment destroyed.  You’re in the pockets of Big Oil and Big Gas. I think it’s time to explain this issue and our battle […]

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Did Big Oil Kill Off Green Energy?

Daniel J. Graeber – Oil Price.com — December 30, 2012 The American Petroleum Industry announced the U.S. oil and natural gas sector spent billions of dollars last year on environmental programs. The energy lobby said it estimates that about 20 percent of all investments in low-carbon technology came from private energy companies. At the most […]

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Backlash Against Big Wind Continues — The Left, Greens and MSM ignore growing health and environmental concerns

Robert Bryce — The National Review — November 26, 2012 Last month, 60 residents of New York’s Herkimer County filed a lawsuit in Albany that provides yet another example of the growing backlash against the wind-energy sector. It also exposes the double standard that exists in both the mainstream media and among environmental groups when […]

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James Delingpole — Big Wind: The most corrupt and corrupting industry in the world

James Delingpole – The Telegraph — November 19, 2012 There’s an excellent article in the Copenhagen Post which I’m going to reprint here in full. It’s by a retired high court judge called Peter Rørdam. I’m reprinting it because apart from the place names, every last detail applies to the UK wind industry too. And – from […]

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Big wind will take any problem you are trying to solve — and make it worse.

(Editors note: I am personally all for smale scale wind, i.e. for home use to decrease dependency on the grid.  This article also acknowledges there are benefits for individual wind turbine use.  The problem though is, trying to integrate unstable, unreliable large scale wind power into an already reliable, efficient grid. — DQ) Big Wind […]

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How to Fight the Big Wind Onslaught

Book Outline in Thirteen Chapters Calvin Luther Martin, PhD Associate Professor of History (retired) Rutgers University Updated April 8, 2009 The following contains profanity, vulgarity, and obscenity. None of it gratuitous or slovenly used but, rather, used because the Big Wind Onslaught is so outrageous that precisely this rich imagery is inevitable and, yes, appropriate. […]

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