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Australia Video: How Wind Farms Destroy the Environment Part 4 — Health and Union Corruption

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‘Big Wind’ destroys the environment while providing no net benefit

Mary Kay Barton — Orleans Hub — February 11, 2015 Considering the history of complete and utter civil discord created by Big Wind projects in rural New York State communities over the past decade – and the fact that industrial wind is a net economic and environmental loser – Orleans and Niagara County residents should […]

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Excellent Article: “It’s Rarely About the Environment Anymore”

Tip ‘o the hat to Ocotillo Wind Turbine Destruction for this. Paul Driessen — TownHall.com – October 25, 2014 Back in 1970, when I got involved in the first Earth Day and nascent environmental movement, we had real pollution problems. But over time, new laws, regulations, attitudes and technologies cleaned up our air, water and sloppy […]

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The Folly of the ‘Settled Science’ Hype! Ya Gotta Read This!!

Tip o’ the hat to C. Berg for this fascinating find. “If future research confirms a Milky Way galaxy-biodiversity link, it would force scientists to broaden their ideas about what can influence life on Earth. “Maybe it’s not just the climate and the tectonic events on Earth,” says UK paleontologist Bruce Lieberman. “Maybe we have […]

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Germany is a cautionary tale of how energy polices can harm the economy while doing nothing for the environment

Despite Germany’s shift to renewable solar and wind energies, and amid a recession, its carbon emissions rose by 1.8pc last year Bruno Waterfield — The Telegraph — January 16, 2014 Germanys shift to renewable energy was once Angela Merkel’s flagship policy – now it has become her biggest headache. “For me, the most urgent problem […]

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Denmark — Wind turbines damage welfare and employment

Henrik Lando — The Copenhagen Post — July 2013 Economics professor argues that Denmark has invested in a failed premise As part of Denmark’s energy plan, parliament increased the nation’s investments in both on- and offshore windmills. For onshore windmills, the plan meant erecting 600 industrial facilities before 2020, making Denmark the country most heavily […]

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High wind and solar costs hurt consumers as well as the environment — Renewable power just too costly

Donald N. Dewees — Financial Post — April 17, 2013 In May, 2009, Energy Minister George Smitherman oversaw the enactment of his Green Energy and Green Economy Act (GEA). It required that Ontario electricity consumers pay high prices for certain kinds of renewable power, including 13.5 cents/kWh for wind and up to 80.2 cents for […]

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Is Germany Killing the Environment to Save It?

Markus Dettmer, Peter Muller, Cornelia Schmergal — Spiegel Online — March 12, 2013 The German government is carrying out a rapid expansion of renewable energies like wind, solar and biogas, yet the process is taking a toll on nature conservation. The issue is causing a rift in the environmental movement, pitting “green energy” supporters against […]

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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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British Environment Minister: More windmills or More wars or Something

Stephen Kruiser — PJ Media — December 5, 2012  This is what happens when climate change cultists are elevated to official government status. Greg Barker, the environment minister, has a provocative turn of phrase. Earlier this week he described wind farms as “wonderful and majestic” and said they had become tourist attractions in his Bexhill and […]

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Nurses for Safe Renewable Power submission to Health Canada study

September 7, 2012 TO: David S. Michaud, Principal Investigator, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Health Canada Wind.turbine.health.study@hc-sc.gc.ca Re: Comment on Health Canada Wind Turbine Noise and Health Study From:  Nurses for Safe Renewable Power We applaud Health Canada for their commitment to conducting research on the health effects of industrial wind turbines (IWTs). We have […]

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Ontario’s Green energy having growing pains

Steve Kannon — Woolwich Observer Xtra — April 27, 2012 As a provincial policy, green energy has been something of a flop, at least in the short term. With demand down and capacity growing, wholesale prices have fallen, widening the gap between conventional sources and what Ontario is paying for electricity generated by feed-in tariff […]

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