Vale: Dick Paltridge – South Australia’s Champion Wind Farm Warrior

Richard ‘Dick’ Paltridge was a giant of a man; physically imposing, stoic and taciturn, his dogged pursuit of what was right places him in the STT Hall of Fame. Dick shuffled off this mortal coil on 23 March this year, leaving a legacy of peace and tranquillity in his patch of paradise, Allendale situated in […]

Sámi Sue: Reindeer Herders Fighting For Existence Against Norway’s Wind Industry

The only way for communities to beat wind power outfits is to get organised and fight, like fury. Knowing the tricks of your opponent’s subsidy-fuelled trade helps, too. Which is the very reason for this site. The first insight to grasp is the wind industry is not there to help you; it’s there to destroy […]

Knocked Out: Irish Delighted at Decision to Rid County of Hideous Wind Turbines

  Knock Iveagh’s community defenders have been fighting for remove hideous wind turbines from their emerald green landscape for years. Now, having delivered the knockout blow, locals are understandably delighted with their hard-fought victory. Get turbine down without delay – Knock Iveagh campaigners’ delight as council calls for removal The County Down Outlook Matthew Dawson […]

Rare Birds: Court Scotches Wind Farm Proposal to Prevent Inevitable Bird Slaughter

Courts that aren’t biased in favour of the wind industry are rare birds, indeed. Slowly but surely, however, the law is catching up with the scope and scale of the environmental and societal harm caused whenever these things get speared into rural communities, farmland and forests. Ireland is no exception. The Emerald Isle has been […]

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 […]