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The Destruction of Scottish Power

(From ENERGY MATTERS) Euan Mearns — January 6, 2016 Summary The Scottish Government has set a target for renewable sources to generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of Scotland’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. This target is set without reference to economic and environmental costs and sound engineering practice. Industry and academia have […]

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NEW EVIDENCE: WIND FARMS CONTAMINATING WATER SUPPLY IN SCOTLAND

Donna Rachel Edmunds — Breitbart.com — July 18, 2015 Campaigners in Scotland are calling for a full, independent investigation into allegations that wind farms are contaminating water supplies across large areas of Scotland. They have written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Energy Secretary Amber Rudd calling for an immediate halt on all wind […]

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Scotland: Excellent News Video on the Ending of Onshore Wind Subsidies

Scotland has decided to end onshore wind subsidies. The clip is 18 minutes long but the issues addressed in this news clip are identical to those seen in every other community and country around the world that has plunged into the wind nightmare. Interesting to listen to the argument about whether local communities should have […]

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Scotland: Gagging on Wind Power

From Energy Matters: – January 2015 I last looked into the details and consequences of Scottish energy policy in the pre-referendum post Scotch on the ROCs. The expansion of Scottish renewables is progressing at breakneck speed and the purpose of this post is to update on where we are and where we are heading whether anyone […]

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Windfarm cover-up over golden eagle deaths

Tip o’ the hat to Mark DuChamp (World Council for Nature) Tim Pauling — The Press and Journal — November 3, 2014 Environmentalists and anti-windfarm campaigners suspect a cover-up over the number of golden eagles killed by wind turbines. They believe a decision to put back a census of bird numbers by two years is […]

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Scotland: Wind Farm Developers Deny People Their Democratic Right

Penicuckoo (UK) — October 4, 2014 The chairman of a local environmental protection group has hit out at developers of the planned Mount Lothian wind farm, who have appealed to the Scottish Government weeks before a public meeting, forbidding public representation. Plans for a nine turbine wind farm south of Penicuik will now be considered […]

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Scotland: Wind Turbines = Bad for Raptors

From Raptor Politics (Speaking out for Raptor Conservation Everywhere) Click to see map of wind turbine coverage in Scotland. “Quite an unbelievable amount of destruction – and for what? An unreliable and intermittent supply of electricity!”  

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Scotland: An ill wind blows as the surge of turbines stirs fears of silent danger to our health

TENS of thousands of Scots may be suffering from a hidden sickness epidemic caused by wind farms, campaigners have warned. Paula Murray — August 10, 2014 The Sunday Express can reveal that the Scottish Government has recently commissioned a study into the potential ill effects of turbines at 10 sites across the country. More than 33,500 […]

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Scotland: New Site — “Winds of Justice”

Scotland has a new website up and running to help in the battle against this invasive assault on our lives. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out.  Interesting content. Winds of Justice

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Scottish Government to ban Wind Turbines from Scenic Locations (Wouldn’t that be the whole country?)

Herald Scotland — June 23, 2014 WIND turbines are expected to be banned from Scotland’s beauty spots. The Scottish Government will today announce a ban on wind farms from National Parks and National Scenic Areas. Ministers have responded to criticism from conservationists and ordered the clampdown as part of a new planning strategy. The policy […]

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Over one million Scottish homes now living in fuel poverty thanks to wind energy policies

(Editor’s Note: While this article is about the golf courses in Scotland, the second last paragraph is of interest. — DQ) Turbines Are Well Below Par The Scottish Government’s obsession with wind turbines looks set to bunker our most iconic golf courses. The Scottish Government’s obsession with wind turbines looks set to bunker our most iconic […]

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Scotland: 5 million trees chopped down for wind turbines (That’s what’s called “saving the planet”)

(Somehow these idiot politicians just don’t get that trees are needed for the eco-system of this planet to be relatively stable and thrive.  For decades we’ve been lectured about losing the Amazon forest.  Well it’s all connected!  The trees in Scotland and Ontario, etc. are just as important to the earth as the Amazon forest […]

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Scotland – “My house actually vibrates from wind turbine”

Donegal News — December 16, 2013 A mother of two teenage children who lives only 500 metres from a wind turbine at the Corkermore site where a rotor blade broke of in last week’s storm, has for the first time spoken publicly about wind farms. On reading the comments in the Donegal News last Friday […]

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Wind Farms Noise — The sacrifice of the rural minorities — Mike Stigwood

From Scotland Against Spin

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UK: Wind farms make no economic or practical sense

Dealing a blow to the taxpayer John Black — The Southern Reporter (UK) — November 29, 2013 Wind farms were inflicted on Britain by Tony Blair in one of his evangelical insights – and this myth was sustained by the SNP Government with its target of 100 per cent renewables by 2020.   Wind farms […]

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