Total Shutdown: German Revolt Against Industrial Wind Power Brings Wind Farm Construction to Standstill

The German wind industry is in free-fall: new construction is at a standstill, in no small part due to the fact that rural Germans are in full-scale revolt against the wind industry. In 2019 less than 200 turbines were erected onshore and a trifling 160 are planned for 2020, so far. Tens of thousands of those […]

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 […]

Riot Act: Cops Arrest 160 Outraged Hawaiians Fighting Against Mega-Wind Power Project

No matter where the wind industry plies its subsidy-soaked trade, rural folk soon turn hostile. The German wind industry is at a standstill, not only because subsidies have been wound down, but also as a result of furious rural residents – fed up with being driven nuts in their homes, or being driven out of […]

Peoples’ Revolt: Hawaiians Join International Backlash Against Industrial Wind Power

The wind industry has never had it so tough; subsidies are being slashed, destroying their ‘business’ model and rural communities are in full-scale revolt, sick of being treated as ‘roadkill’. No matter where the wind industry plies its subsidy-soaked trade, rural folk soon turn hostile. The German wind industry is at a standstill, not only […]

No More Mr Nice Guy: It’s Past Time to Flip the Bird at Wind Turbines

The wind industry has been stealing from us for almost 30 years now. $Trillions in subsidies and all we’ve got to show for it are rocketing power prices, pristine landscapes turned to industrial wastelands, wrecked rural communities and bird and bat carnage. Even former Greens leader, Bob Brown spat the dummy recently over plans to […]

American Resistance: Rural Communities Reject Destructive & Disruptive Wind Power Projects

One wind industry myth is that farmers and families can’t wait to have 300 tonne wind turbines speared into their backyards. A raft of litigation, protests and open hostility to the wind industry, in general, and wind developers, in particular, suggests otherwise. As Robert Bryce details below, rural communities are not prepared to give up the […]

People Power: German Professors Lead 1,000 Anti-Wind Industry Groups in Assault on Toxic Wind Power

  Overrun by 30,000 wind turbines, rural Germans are on the brink of revolt, with over 1,000 groups determined to win back their heartland. Dwarfed by 200m, 300 tonne behemoths, driven mad by practically incessant low-frequency noise and infrasound, or driven from their homes, tens of thousands of Germans have had enough. One of the […]