New Bog Standard: Irish Wind Industry Turning Emerald Isle Into Filthy Quagmire

The wind industry is relentlessly ploughing up Irish fields and peat bogs, leaving a filthy wake of destruction in its path. The Irish government (read ‘taxpayer’) was whacked with a €5 million fine when a mudslide caused by one wind power outfit’s construction operations unleashed a filthy torrent into a nearby river, wiping out tens […]

For Peat’s Sake: CO2 Emissions Rise as Wind Turbines Destroy Europe’s Ancient Bog Lands

Endless subsidies for wind turbines are said to be justified by the CO2 emissions they purportedly save. Europe’s peat bogs – natural CO2 sinks – are being ripped up, drained and destroyed to make way for these things, all in an effort to reduce CO2 emissions. Gouging 30m deep pits and filling them with 400-500 […]