STT’s Smörgåsbord: A Selection from the Archive

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STT is the site that the wind industry and its parasites just love to hate. In just over 18 months we’ve clocked over 495,000 views, which means we’ve averaged close to 28,000 hits for every month that we’ve been giving the wind industry and its stooges hell. We’ve given our loyal readers 657 posts which […]

Business Calls for RET Retreat to Save Real Jobs

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Corporate call for Clive Palmer to retreat on Renewable Energy Target Sid Maher The Austrlian 25 July 2014 CLIVE Palmer faces pressure to allow changes to the Renewable Energy Target after business groups released modelling showing the existing scheme will drive up power prices by $49 a year per household over the next decade and […]

When the Wind Doesn’t Blow…NO POWER!

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Terry McCran writes about the stupidity of intermittent power output from wind farms in Australia looking at July 21. Truth is July 22 was worse. When the wind doesn’t blow, the power doesn’t switch on Terry McCrann Herald Sun 22 July 2014 ON Monday, all the wind farms in Southern Australia, all the hundreds of […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Wind Power is a Vanity Project

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When it comes to assessing the costs, risks and benefits of environmental policy Bjørn Lomborg has always tried to provide balanced, detailed analysis supported by facts and evidence. The economic choices we make – about allocating scarce resources to unlimited wants – should – as Lomborg consistently points out – be made taking into account […]

Wind Power: Not Even Enough for a Cuppa

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Giant wind farm will cost millions and ruin Brighton view Christopher Booker The Telegraph 19 July 2014 What good will come from the colossal wind turbines to be put up off the Sussex coast? Over the next four years, visitors to Brighton and the Sussex coast are in for a shock. Visible all the way […]

UK’s Environment Minister (Owen Patterson): Taking on the Great ‘Green’ Blob

We're with the Greens - we have come to wreck everything and ruin your lives.

Writing for The Telegraph, the former environment secretary, Owen Paterson, says he is proud of standing up to the green lobby, Owen Paterson: I’m proud of standing up to the green lobby Owen Patterson The Telegraph 20 July 2014 Every prime minister has the right to choose his team to take Britain into the general […]

Battle for Mount Emerald Reaches Boiling Point

Leave Mount Emerald to the eagles.

The battle to prevent RATCH from getting planning approval for the disaster it proposes for Mount Emerald has reached fever pitch. With 90% of locals bitterly opposed to the project, common sense would suggest a polite withdrawal by the developer. Instead, however, RATCH has dipped into the standard book of wind industry lies and half-truths […]

Carbon Tax Gone – RET to Follow

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Australia has started to dismantle the ‘green’ policies that have sabotaged its economy and fuelled the wind turbine industry – all with no perceivable environmental benefit – yet generating widespread annoyance across rural Australia. The first to go was the Carbon Tax – which Tory Aardvark has described so well in his post below – […]