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 […]

French Resistance: Brewing Rural Revolt Against Great Wind Power Swindle

The hatred of industrial wind turbines being speared across their rural landscape has stirred the renowned French passion for resistance and revolt. Not so long ago, French renewable energy rent seekers thought they could count on their countrymen’s love of énergie éolienne to provide a social licence to carpet France in these things and to […]

Bat Battle: Native Hawaiians Go to War with Wind Industry to Save Threatened Bat Species

Native Hawaiians, furious at the wind industry’s rampant bat slaughter, have gone to war to prevent another environmental nightmare from destroying their beloved bats and sacred homeland. So far, over 130 of them have been arrested for doing no more than taking a real interest in their environment. What’s at stake is the survival of […]

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 […]

Blown Away: Mounting Community Opposition Brings Wind Industry to Grinding Halt

The wind industry once held a kind of ‘social licence’. Now that ‘licence’ has been revoked, with rural communities in uproar. In Germany, new wind farm construction has ground to a halt this year – and across the USA the same pattern is emerging. Local governments, legislators and conservation groups have united to pull the […]

Self-Censored: Love Media Refuse to Cover Green Leader’s Backflip on Wind Power

Inconvenient facts like the wind industry’s rampant Eagle slaughter troubles the narrative and requires the mainstream press to do backflips to maintain a positive spin. Remember, this is an ‘inevitable’ transition to an all wind and sun powered future. So, the slicing and dicing of millions of birds and bats, the destruction of pristine wilderness […]

Crookwell Cooked: NSW Planning Dept Slams Chinese Backed Wind Farm Project

The Gullen Range wind farm was a disaster from the get go (see our post here) – with hundreds of homes turned into sonic torture traps (see our post here). There are 32 non-involved residences within 1.5 km of turbines; about 60 within 2 km; and 118 within 3 km. Within 5 km there are […]

Renewables Rejected: Community Backlash Forces Californian Counties to Ban Giant Wind & Solar Projects

  Community hostility to industrial wind power is inevitable, when the community in question is the one that ends up with 300 tonne monsters speared in its backyard. The characters that never leave the inner-city latte zone are more than happy to destroy your rural landscape, your peaceful rural way of life and the value […]

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 […]