Risible Renewables: World Finally Waking Up To Wind & Solar’s Nightmare of Nonsense

It’s 2020 and, if you believe the hype, we’re well on our way to an all wind and sun powered future. Except that – notwithstanding $trillions in subsidies, punitive mandates and punishing targets – the contribution of wind and solar to world energy demand remains risible. And – not simply because it’s fun to rain […]

Bat-tered: Government Cancels Approval for Completed Wind Farm to Save Endangered Bat Species

Following the cancellation of 758 wind projects in Ontario, its government has further delighted locals with the decision to revoke approval for the (almost complete) Nations Rise project, at North Stormont, near Ottawa. This time the decision announced by Jeff Yurek, Ontario’s Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, was not one based purely on the […]

Bird Battle: Conservationists Sue US Government to Stop Wind Power Bird Slaughter

The silence from traditional conservation groups against the wind industry’s rampant bird slaughter is deafening. Once upon a time, hirsute, hair-shirted and sandal wearing tree huggers would die in a ditch to prevent harm to any of God’s other creatures. That was, of course, before industrial wind power hove into view. Groups like the Sierra […]

Green Hypocrisy Writ Large: Wind Industry’s Wholesale Destruction of Entire Forest Habitats

  Wiping out entire forest habitats is all part of our ‘inevitable’ transition to a wind powered future. Across Germany, millions of acres of forest have been clear-felled and great swathes cut through others, to allow some 29,000 of these things to be speared across Deutschland. The same is happening in the Green Mountain State, […]

Bat Battle: Native Hawaiians Go to War with Wind Industry to Save Threatened Bat Species

Native Hawaiians, furious at the wind industry’s rampant bat slaughter, have gone to war to prevent another environmental nightmare from destroying their beloved bats and sacred homeland. So far, over 130 of them have been arrested for doing no more than taking a real interest in their environment. What’s at stake is the survival of […]

Irish Government Slammed with €5m Fine Over Wind Farm’s Environmental Disaster

Getting into bed with wind developers is never going to end well. For its troubles, the Irish government has just been whacked with a €5m fine for failing to enforce its own environmental standards at a wind farm near Derrybrien, County Galway. During construction, the developer managed to wipeout half a mountain, sending a sea […]

Filthy Future: Millions of Toxic Wind Turbine Blades To Be Shredded & Sent to Landfills

While the wind industry works overtime to bury a range of inconvenient facts, it’s actually burying millions of tons of toxic waste, among a list of other environmental sins. Wind turbines don’t run on wind, they run on subsidies: cut the subsidies and once these things inevitably grind to a halt, they’ll never be replaced. […]