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Germany — A Flock of Partridges Tried to Make it Through an Industrial Wind Facility…

….they didn’t get very far.  The video is in German, but you don’t need it in your language to understand the anger felt. From Windwahn.de The maker of this video wrote: This video shows a flock (dozen) of partridges which was pressed on the base of a wind turbine. The partridges flew with tailwind over […]

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Germany’s ‘Green’ Revolution Is Running Out Of Money

Germany’s $412 billion green energy plan may be running low on cash as consumer energy prices skyrocket and traditional power plants require more subsidies to stay in business. Michael Bastasch — July 1, 2015 Excerpt — For years, Germany has been trying to force more wind and solar energy onto its electrical grid, but what started […]

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What Do Germany, Harvard Law, Bats and International Court Hearings Have in Common?

Richard Corbett — Harvard Magazine — July 17, 2015 INTERNATIONAL COURT HEARINGS don’t typically fall within the purview of American legal education. Yet in my three years at Harvard Law School, I managed to line up legal internships in Thailand, Myanmar, Hong Kong, and India—so when a friend from a German nonprofit invited me to […]

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German doctors push to halt building of wind turbines

Graham Lloyd — The Australian — May 21, 2015 The “parliament” of Germany’s medical profession has called on its leaders to support a halt to further wind farm developments near housing until more research has been undertaken into the possible health impacts of low-frequency noise from wind turbines. The issue was debated at the German […]

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Coal casts cloud over Germany’s energy revolution

Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can’t be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations. Tenner Weithoner —  BERLIN, 20 January 2015 − The energy market in Germany saw a spectacular change last year as renewable energy became the major source of its electricity supply − leaving […]

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Germany’s Green Power Program Brutally Crushes the Poor (Ontario Follows Suit)

Wind and solar power just don’t do the job Robert Zurin — National Review — May 13, 2015 On May 7, Tom Friedman published an op-ed in the New York Times filled with praise for Germany’s green-power program. “What the Germans have done in converting almost 30 percent of their electric grid to solar and […]

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Germany: “Not All Things Green Serve the Purpose of Nature Conservation”

Germany’s “energywende” threatens migratory bats Forschungsverbund, Berlin — February 11, 2015 Numerous bats are killed by German wind turbines. The number of such turbines, already very high, is planned to be increased further. More than two-thirds of bats being killed by wind turbines on German ground are migrants on their way between summer and winter […]

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Germans Feel the Burden of Its Shift to Renewable Energy

(Take note of which countries make up 2 of the top 3 in terms of electricity prices in Europe.  The ones most heavily into wind. Coincidence??? — DQ) Stratfor Enterprises — February 5, 2015   Germany is experiencing deflation for the first time since 2009. Though other factors have certainly contributed to the economic decline, […]

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America Should Avoid Germany’s Failed Energy Policy

Jared Meyer — Manhattan Institute — December 1, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed ozone regulations, released the day before Thanksgiving, will raise the price of American energy by forcing new requirements on utilities, coal, oil, and natural gas. The new regulations, out for proposed comment, would limit ozone pollution to between 65 and […]

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Donna Rachel Edmunds — Breitbart London — November 17, 2014 Germany’s Vice Chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, has indicated that the country will abandon its commitment to reducing CO2 emissions by 40 percent by 2020, from a 1990 base level. In doing so he has won the ongoing clash with his own environmental minister Barbara Hendricks over […]

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German Action on Climate Change: 99% moralistic, 1% real

“Germany is now the worst polluter in the EU. Her CO2 emissions have risen substantially” Helian Unbound — October 4, 2014 No doubt the outcome of the Nazi unpleasantness resulted in attitude adjustment in Germany on a rather large scale. Clearly, however, it didn’t teach the Germans humility. At a time when a secular mutation […]

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Ten Years and Billions of Dollars Spent on Wind Later: Germany’s Emissions Remain Unchanged

Julia Mengewein — Bloomberg — September 22, 2014 When Germany kicked off its journey toward a system harnessing energy from wind and sun back in 2000, the goal was to protect the environment and build out climate-friendly power generation. More than a decade later, Europe’s biggest economy is on course to miss its 2020 climate […]

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Germany’s Green Energy Policies Making Electricity a “Luxury” — Welcome to Ontario’s Future

Thomas Lifson — American Thinker — September 15, 2014 The German weekly magazine Der Spiegel is not exactly known as a conservative outfit.  But Germany’s green energy policies have proven so disastrous that the magazine is writing that electricity is becoming a luxury good, owing to the vast expense and inefficiency of the wind, solar, […]

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Investors Becoming Nervous As Flagship German Offshore Wind Farm Project Humiliated by Technical Faults

Donna Rachel Edmunds — Breitbart.com — Sept. 12, 2014 Germany’s flagship Bard 1 offshore wind farm has been described as “a faulty total system” as technical problems continue to plague the project, casting major doubts on the feasibility of large scale offshore projects. The wind farm was officially turned on in August last year but […]

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Germany’s Flagship Green Energy Policy “In Tatters”

“Despite the massive expansion of renewable energies, achieving the key objectives of the energy revolution in Germany by 2020 is no longer realistic” says the report. Justin Huggler — The Telegraph — September 2, 2014 Germany’s flagship green energy policy is in tatters, according to a new report by the consultancy firm McKinsey which says […]

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