No ‘Green’ New Deal: Rural America Rejects Wind Industry’s Community Wrecking Agenda

The wind industry’s efforts to destroy America’s rural communities have been brought to a shuddering halt. Across the States, well-organised pro-community and pro-reliable energy groups have won victory after victory, sending crony capitalists and subsidy-seeking carpetbaggers packing. That hard-working farmers and rural folk would reject the pitch that 600-700 foot high wind turbines and endless […]

Plan to Fight/Fight to Win: Top Tips On How To Tackle Wind Developers Head On

Fighting back is the only way to tackle Big Wind when its goonish developers are threatening to wreck your community. America’s rural communities have won a string of victories by working together, getting organised and getting lawyers involved early. As a result, pro-community and pro-reliable energy groups are on the ascendant in the US. At […]

Landmark Decision Vindicates Victims: Supreme Court Orders Total Wind Farm Shutdown

In a world-first, neighbours tormented by wind turbine noise have won a landmark victory, forcing the operator to shut down all of its turbines at night-time. Yesterday, Justice Melinda Richards of the Victorian Supreme Court slapped an injunction on a wind farm because the noise it generates has been driving neighbours nuts for seven years, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Battle for Barossa Won: Keyneton Locals Kill-Off Monster Wind Farm & Save Premier Wine Growing District

There’s nothing like winning and there’s nothing like winning against the subsidy-soaked wind industry. Across the globe, thousands of communities are united in their opposition to the threat of giant industrial wind turbines being speared into their backyards. The backlash against the wind industry in German rural communities has brought construction of new wind farms […]

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 […]

Scotland The Brave: Thuggish Wind Farm Developer’s Plan to Wreck Highland Homes Defeated

The Scots have been long renowned for their fighting spirit. Think William Wallace and his mates, armed with sticks and a few claymores, wearing nothing more than last year’s drapes and some overworked and misplaced blue eyeshadow, giving the English a right Royal thumping. Every victory counts. Even small ones. Especially when your enemy is […]

Vietnam Goes to War: Community Defenders Riot Over Planned Wind Farm Project

There are several immutable laws, such as the furious reaction that erupts whenever plans emerge to spear wind turbines into the heart of rural communities. A few weeks back, we covered the outrage that’s erupted among South Korean farming communities over a wind farm, the noise from which is not only driving neighbours nuts, but, […]

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, […]