Scotland The Brave: Thuggish Wind Farm Developer’s Plan to Wreck Highland Homes Defeated

The Scots have been long renowned for their fighting spirit. Think William Wallace and his mates, armed with sticks and a few claymores, wearing nothing more than last year’s drapes and some overworked and misplaced blue eyeshadow, giving the English a right Royal thumping. Every victory counts. Even small ones. Especially when your enemy is […]

Merry Christmas to Stop These Things’ Followers & Happy Fifth Birthday to STT

Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings to all of our dedicated band of followers, all around the World. And it’s Happy Birthday to STT: Boxing Day 2017 marks 5 years of giving an embattled wind industry and its dwindling band of parasites and spruikers hell. We’ve clocked over 2,215,000 views and given our loyal readers 1,880 […]

Scots Win Court Battle to Stop Wind Farm Proposal Poisoning Water Supply

Destroying underground water supplies is just another “wonderful” feature of eco-friendly wind power.  The largest of these things require a steel reinforced concrete base of around 400-500 m³. For 3MW turbines the bottom of the base itself – depending on the soil profile and rock strata – will sit between 5m and 10 m below […]

Wind Farm Refugees: Turbine Noise Forces Highlander to Abandon Home & Sleep in her Car

What wind farm neighbours have to tolerate is nothing short of criminal: incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound drives neighbours nuts and, where they have the option, out of their homes altogether. The most common adverse health effect caused by wind turbine noise emissions is sleep deprivation, which brings with it a grab bag […]

Government Mandated Theft: The Great Scottish Wind Power Racket Unwrapped

Dr John Constable is Director of the Renewable Energy Foundation. Matt Ridley is a journalist and author. In this well-crafted piece they pair up to unwrap the greatest State sponsored fraud in history; this time as it’s playing out in Scotland. The Scottish wind-power racket CAPX John Constable and Matt Ridley 10 August 2017 Imagine […]

Shock Horror! Poll Shows Tourists Hate Wind Turbines: Scotland’s Highlands Shunned

A decade or so ago, the wind industry used to include claims about the tourism potential of their proposed wind farm in their planning documents. For some reason, that pitch has been quietly removed from planning applications in recent years. Could it be that it’s not just the locals who hate the look of these […]

Trawlermen vs Turbines: Offshore Wind Farms Putting Scottish Fishermen Out of Business

Celebrated in the BBC reality TV series, ‘Trawlermen’ the men that brave the waves in search of the seafood that graces British dining tables, restaurants and fish and chip shops risk life and limb to bring the catch home. Ruthlessly competitive, British fishermen not only have to contend with mountainous seas and other Trawlermen, now […]