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 […]

Wind Industry’s Dirty Little Secret: Turbines to Generate 40 Million Tonnes of Toxic Waste

Environmentalists of the kind lovingly called ‘tree huggers’ (rather than wind turbine worshippers) are finally cottoning on to the fact that the wind industry is anything but the ‘clean, green’ energy source its proponents claim it to be. In this piece, Emily Wade makes her indignation palpable; it’s almost as if she’s been played for […]

American Backlash Against Big Wind: States Cut Subsidies & Ban New Wind Power Projects

If your understanding of the world is limited to what’s printed in the mainstream press, you’d be forgiven for thinking that rural folk can’t wait to nuzzle up to 300 tonne Vestas, with 70m blades towering 180m above them. Step out of the inner-city comfort zone, and the picture is just a little different. In […]

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 […]

Greens Founder Calls Germany’s Renewables Policy: “an Economic, Social and Ecological Disaster”

When people turn on wind power, it’s a one-way proposition: they never, ever worship these things again. And when the convert was among those who first championed the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time, they don’t just quietly fall out of love, they tend to become the loudest critics of all; a bit […]

Wind Industry Thugs Sue for Subsidies: NextEra’s Reign of Legal Terror Escalates

Having lost the battle for hearts and minds, the wind industry is revealing its true character: a rabid wolf in sheep’s clothing; or, perhaps, an axe-weilding psychopath masquerading as a smarmy second-hand car salesman? Now that communities are armed with the knowledge that wind power is the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time, […]

Beetaloo Backlash: Local Council Joins Fight to Stop French Wind Power Developer Wrecking Another South Australian Community

The Beetaloo Valley, to the south-west of Laura, is yet another idyllic rural community nestled in the rolling hills of South Australia’s mid-North threatened by a foreign-owned wind power outfit. A few weeks back, STT reported on efforts by the defenders of that community to prevent its destruction by a French wind power outfit, Neoen […]