Why Wind Power Can Never Work (Unless it’s Rocketing Power Prices & Environmental Destruction You’re After?)

Australian voters just rejected a massive increase in wind and solar, relegating Bill Shorten and his 50% RET to the dusty pages of history. Having had 20 years or so to convince Australians of the purported ‘merits’ of throwing more than $4,000,000,000 in subsidies at chaotically intermittent wind and solar each year, the rent seekers […]

Bug’s Life: Bees & Other Flying Critters Being Wiped Out By Wind Turbines

Giant industrial wind turbines mean an ignominious slaughter for almost anything on the wing. 50-80m blades, with their tips travelling at over 300 km/h, readily slice and dice birds and bats in their millions every year. Then there’s a smorgasbord of smaller flying critters, like bees, wasps, dragonflies and other environmentally and agriculturally beneficial insects […]

‘Green’ Killing Fields: Wind Turbines Responsible for Massive & Unnecessary Bird Slaughter

  Renewable energy zealots didn’t invent hypocrisy, but they seem quite comfortable wearing it, like their very own badge of honour. If wind power was even close to being a meaningful power generation source, you might, just might justify the wave of environmental and societal destruction that comes with it. Abandoned centuries ago for pretty […]

Calculated Chaos: Renewable Energy Zealot’s Wind & Solar Plan for California Just Doesn’t Add Up

  Facts, reason and logic have never troubled the true believers in our ‘inevitable transition’ to an all wind and sun powered future. Trifling matters, like cost and reliability, are dismissed in an instant. The slaughter of millions of birds and bats, swept under the carpet. And the environmental havoc wreaked across countryside carpeted in […]

‘Green’ Vandalism: The Mounting Toll of Wind Industry’s Wave of Ecological Destruction

In 2018, it’s easier to find a deluded wind turbine hugger, than an old-fashioned tree hugger. Michael Shellenberger is regarded as one of America’s leading environmental advocates, but his avowed hatred of subsidised, intermittent and unreliable wind and solar puts him at odds with his contemporaries. To the extent that carbon dioxide gas concerns him, […]

‘Green’ Energy’s Poisonous Legacy: Millions of Toxic Turbine Blades Destined for African Landfills

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. Real eco-warriors aren’t happy to bury inconvenient wind industry facts, instead, they’re furious at the fact that […]

Angela’s Angst: €Billions Squandered on Wind & Solar But Germany’s CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

The one, nay the only, ‘justification’ for the $billions squandered on subsidised wind power is ‘saving’ the planet from CO2 gas. Except, that the wind industry has never produced a shred of credible evidence that chaotic and intermittent wind power has actually reduced CO2 gas emissions, anywhere on that planet. If CO2’s your ‘poison’, wind […]