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Ontario Electricity System Operational Update: Information Smog (or debunking the # of deaths per year from coal)

Tom Adams Energy — January 11, 2013 On January 10, 2012, Ontario retiring premier announced that the last of Ontario’s coal generators will be removed from service by the end of 2013. The official justification for the closure is based on a soup of junk information interacting in a reactive media environment to form conclusions toxic to […]

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MUST READ!! Twenty Bad Things About Wind Energy, and Three Reasons Why

John Droz, Jr — Master Resource — October 24, 2012 Trying to pin down the arguments of wind promoters is a bit like trying to grab a greased balloon. Just when you think you’ve got a handle, it morphs into a different shape and escapes your grasp. Let’s take a quick highlight review of how […]

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And the myths just keep on coming — When will the wind industry finally start to tell the truth?

From BiofuelsWatch.com, another fairytale about how wind turbines and wind energy are ‘free’, ‘clean’ and ‘not pollution causing’. “Firstly, wind power is inherently one of the cleanest sources of power available. It does not contribute to global warming, nor does it produce any form of harmful waste.” (To read the entire article, click here) If […]

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Thankfully, the word is continuing to spread regarding the destructive nature of wind turbines.

Dispelling the cats, buildings vs. wind farm bird death myth Cathy Taibbi — Wildlife Conservation — Examiner.com — June 30, 2012 It’s been a tiresome retort from spokespeople defending the wind industry: “More birds are killed by cats and glass buildings than by wind farms, so wind farms are OK.” Really? That makes it ‘OK’? […]

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A Thin Veneer of Truth

Written in response to an article by Tom Rankin published in the Welland Tribune on April 9, 2012  (click here) I’m writing this letter in response to Tom Rankin, CEO of Rankin Construction and his opinion letter in the April 9th edition of the Welland Tribune. I understand as a business man with much at […]

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