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Wind: An Important Forgotten or Ignored Weather Variable

Dr. Tim Ball — Watts Up With That — Sept. 10, 2016 “Every wind has its weather.” English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (1561 –1621) What happens if the global average wind speed changes by one kilometer per hour? A great deal, including the rate of evaporation from the surface, a major mechanism of energy transfers […]

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Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy

A quick easy-to-understand lesson.

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The trouble with Statistics Canada’s solar and wind energy data

“Is Ontario generating less electricity from solar panels and wind turbines than it did years ago, despite billions in subsidies to the renewable energy sector?” Peter Kuitenbrouwer — Financial Post — January 14, 2016 TORONTO • Is Ontario generating less electricity from solar panels and wind turbines than it did years ago, despite billions in […]

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Australia: PM Abbott Cancels Government Wind Farm Subusidies

Simon Kent — Breitbart News — July 12, 2015 Australia has slammed the door shut on any new government-funded investment in renewable energy schemes as Prime Minister Tony Abbott extends his “war on wind power”. In doing so Mr Abbott has sent a clear message to the mendicant green renewable energy sector that there will […]

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Bill Gates Dismisses Solar And Wind Energy, “Can’t Do The Job” …Cost “Beyond Astronomical”!

No Tricks Zone — June 28, 2015 Another prominent thumbs down against wind the current renewable energy craze, this one from Bill Gates. The UK online Register here reports that the technology guru is not impressed by fad renewable energies wind and sun: “Renewable energy can’t do the job. Gov should switch green subsidies into […]

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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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Difficult to invest in green energy in Canada without Big Oil

 “it is the traditional oil and gas companies that are constructing much of the green energy projects in the country.”   Next time you see someone protesting Tim Horton’s to get rid of Enbridge ads, point them to this article. — DQ Divestiture movement continues as organizations clean carbon holdings from portfolios Kyle Bakx — […]

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Sacrificing the Sanctity of Land at the Altar of Energy

Charles W. Johnson — Times Argus — April 13, 2015 Something big is missing from our public debates about industrial wind turbines on our ridgelines. It’s something never talked about in testimony to the Legislature or at legal hearings on the subject. It’s almost as if it’s a forbidden topic. Yet it’s one of the […]

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A Comparison Diagram Between Wind and Nuclear

From the Canadian Facebook Group “Talk Nuclear” 

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Ontario’s big wind bonanza: Over 90% of subsidies funneled to just 11 companies

Brady Yauch — Financial Post — February 4, 2015 When the Ontario government launched its Green Energy Act (GEA ) in 2009, it promised “new green economy jobs” and ” a wide range of economic opportunities.” Then Minister of Energy George Smitherman argued that the GEA would be a boon to Ontarians of all stripes: […]

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Pro-Wind Cyber Bully and Propagandist Mike Barnard Ordered to Cease His Online Assaults

People have been wondering lately, where our perpetual cyber-bully and pro-wind weasel Mike Barnard has disappeared to! We certainly didn’t know, although certainly the air seemed a bit sweeter, the sun has been shining a bit brighter and generally, it has felt as if there was a shift in the space time continuum. Today, we […]

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Google Engineers Conclude Renewables like Wind and Solar are a Waste of Time and Resources

Margaret Wente — Globe and Mail — November 24, 2014 All over Ontario, giant wind turbines are sprouting up across the rural landscape and ruining people’s lives. Ordinary people are trying to fight them off in court, but they don’t have a chance. The multinational wind industry has a lot more money than they do. […]

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Ontario: Canadian Nuclear Association Comes Out Swinging at Industrial Wind Industry (Finally)

Wind Farms Face Nuclear Attack John Miner — London Free Press — October 13, 2014 I’m green and you’re not. ​The battle to be embraced as the best environmental choice for Ontario’s electricity supply is getting down and dirty. Fed up with the wind farm sector enjoying what it considers an undeserved reputation as a pristine […]

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Oklahoma Wind Company Tries to Get Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed because Plaintiffs Aren’t a Proper Organization

Washington Examiner — October 6, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Apex has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it over its $452 million wind farm, which the plaintiffs claim is a nuisance that devalues their homes. Apex claims the Oklahoma Wind Action Association does not appear to be an appropriate […]

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Earth-Friendly Energy is Anything But

Deroy Murdock — National Review — September 26, 2014 Environmentalists worship solar energy and wind power as Earth-friendly answers to their ecological prayers. Tortoises, bats, butterflies, and bald eagles beg to differ. Perhaps because solar panels and industrial wind farms lack emissions, they seem “clean.” Despite their pristine appearance, however, these “green” electricity sources hammer […]

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