Not In Anyone’s Backyard: Rural Americans Winning the Battle Against Industrial Wind Power

The only way to prevent industrial wind power destroying your community is to fight, and that’s exactly what Americans are doing across its heartland. Applying pressure to local governments and authorities, rural Americans are getting them onside and against the wind industry, with hundreds of projects rejected. Robert Bryce has been following this battle for […]

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 […]

Bogus Wind Farm Plan Scotched: Developer Caught Out Lying In Planning Application

Wind factory developers are universally despised bunch, whose penchant for bullying, lying and deceiving locals knows no bounds. Little wonder that the communities they threaten quickly close ranks and, when they’ve got the resources, lawyer up and fight. And, so it was, in Victoria’s Gippsland, where a group of pro-community defenders managed to expose the […]

Farmers Fightback: Rural Americans Sick & Tired of Wind Developer Lies, Trickery & Deceit

The wind industry was built on lies and runs on subsidies. The people that pay the subsidies are growing sick and tired of the lies. Which is why 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 […]

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 […]

Scots Rejoice: Borders Community Defeats Wind Developer After Five Year Battle

  The Scots are as tenacious as they are canny – a band of them has just defeated big wind after a five-year battle. Needless to say, the locals are ecstatic. Birneyknowe wind farm rejection is welcomed by locals Southern Reporter Kathryn Wylie 31 December 2018 The rejection of plans for a 15-turbine wind farm […]

Revolution RoadMap: Fighting Big Wind Means Getting Organised, No Retreat & No Surrender

  Throughout history there’s been a pretty neat correlation between fighting and winning. And, so it is, that the communities that go all out in head-to-head battles with wind power outfits – out to destroy their lives and livelihoods – keep clocking up victories. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not […]

Victoria’s Western Front Erupts: Locals Launch All-Out Attack On Hawkesdale Wind Farm Plans

Nothing generates fury and anger amongst rural communities like a wind farm. Hated for their lies, detested for their corrupt connections to those in power and despised for the contempt they dish out to wind farm neighbours, those that people wind power outfits have earned a reputation right up there with paedophiles and insurance salesman. […]

NSW Planning Dept Scotches Jupiter Wind Farm Project: Locals Ecstatic

  Utterly pointless and universally detested in the communities where they get speared, wind turbines have one real purpose: harvesting subsidies. Communities that get organised early and fight hard from the get go have a chance of avoiding becoming ‘road-kill’ for renewables rent seekers. However, start bargaining with wind power outfits about setbacks from homes, […]

If You’re Fighting the Wind Industry: Keep Fighting, Because Fighters Win

The wind industry is always and everywhere about subsidies. The punitive cost of those subsidies are starting to appear in retail power bills, infuriating householders and driving businesses to the wall. Panicked politicians, who enabled the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time, are reacting. Their inevitable response is to cut the subsidies that […]