RE-Volt: Greeks Sue Wind Developers for Nightly Wind Turbine Noise Torture

If you’re looking for litigious trouble, spear a few giant industrial wind turbines in someone’s backyard and you’ll soon find it. Americans have made suing wind developers for noise nuisance a national pastime. Now the Greeks are getting in on the act. Hélène Colliopoulou details the fury that’s led to locals lawyering up and suing […]

People Power: German Professors Lead 1,000 Anti-Wind Industry Groups in Assault on Toxic Wind Power

  Overrun by 30,000 wind turbines, rural Germans are on the brink of revolt, with over 1,000 groups determined to win back their heartland. Dwarfed by 200m, 300 tonne behemoths, driven mad by practically incessant low-frequency noise and infrasound, or driven from their homes, tens of thousands of Germans have had enough. One of the […]

Greeks Rally Against Subsidised Wind Power & Wind Industry’s Unlawful Land Grabs

*** The Greeks can claim many things: weird and wonderful mythical gods and creatures (think Zeus and Poseidon, Pan and the Minotaur); deep thinking philosophers, such as Plato and Aristotle; and mathematicians well ahead of their time, think Archimedes and his bath-time ‘Eureka’ moment. Another claim worth crowing about is their ‘get-your-hands-dirty’ take on democracy, […]