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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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Letter to the Town of Saugeen Shores by local contractor regarding devastating impact of the CAW turbine

BARRY’S CONSTRUCTION AND INSULATION LTD. RR# 2, 7839 Hwy. 21, Allenford, ON   N0H 1A0 August 8, 2013 Council Town of Saugeen Shores P.O. Box 820, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0 Dear Sirs/Mesdames: Re:   CAW Wind Turbine I am writing asking for your support in requesting the CAW to remove the wind turbine which […]

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Ontario: Economic Impact of Renewable Energy Initiative

Dianne Saxe — Mondaq — August 23, 2013 A new Sustainable Energy Initiative paper from York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies has been released, on the economic impact of renewable energy initiatives like the Green Energy Act. The paper is available here. It concludes: “the province was very late in establishing a coherent strategy for the development of the renewable […]

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Request for disclosure to conduct a public audit of the MPAC study on the impacts of wind turbines

From Global Wind Energy — The Human Impact Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 12:06 PM To:  D. Mathieson, City of Stratford    dmathieson@city.stratford.on.ca Cc:   Prime Minister Stephen Harper   pm@pm.gc.ca;    David Michaud minister_Ministre@hc-sc.gc.ca; Kathleen Wynne   kwynne.mpp@liberal.ola.org;   John Yakabuski Subject: Open letter: Request for disclosure to conduct a public audit of the MPAC study […]

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New Wind Victims site

This link is to a new international website devoted to victim impact reports/testimony/video/engineering reports, news items and research.  Global Wind Energy — The Human Impact We are requesting affected families send in their stories in whatever way they have available. They can be the form of a letter, formal testimony or affidavit, video, reports etc. […]

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The Economic Impact of Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard

National Centre for Policy Analysis — January 10, 2013 Pennsylvania has instituted an Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) in an effort to encourage a transition to renewable energy sources. Like a renewable portfolio standard (RPS), an AEPS requires that 8 percent of energy be produced from renewable sources such as solar power or biomass. But […]

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Victims of Wind announces Victim Impact Day

From Central Bruce Wind Action Victim Impact Day — Saturday, February 16, 2013 Wind Turbines Can Harm A day of formal victim impact testimony will take place on February 16, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario.    This is intended to bring to the forefront the impacts that wind turbine projects have had on rural Ontario families. This all […]

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Denmark: Plan to replace fossil fuels will have a greater environmental impact than the government predicted

Pete Stanners — The Copenhagen Post — December 6, 2012 Cheap coal is keeping fossil fuels alive and jeopardising efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Why go renewable when there is plenty of cheap carbon that can be burned? (Photo: Colourbox) Denmark’s plan, unveiled earlier this year, to become entirely independent of fossil fuels by […]

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Life Under a Windplant

Part ONE Part TWO Part THREE

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Barb Ashbee and Making the Gut-wrenching Decision to Leave Your Home

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CAW Environmental Noise Impact Report

Complete report

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Wind turbine critics question panel’s report on health impacts

Kyle Cheney — Feb. 14, 2012 Massachusetts residents insistent that the drone, flicker and vibration of land-based wind turbines can shatter the health of nearby communities invoked Tuesday the onset of the United States’ HIV/AIDS epidemic to reject a recent report debunking their claims. Although an independent report commissioned by the Patrick administration concluded last […]

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