Wanton Criminal Destruction: Wind Developers Killing Birds & Destroying Forest Habitats

Remember all that guff about wind power being ‘clean’, ‘green’ and like a big cuddly toy, hugging a welcoming environment right back? This is the crowd that tells us that carpeting the planet with bat-chomping, bird slicing, blade-chucking, pyrotechnic, sonic-torture devices is all for the ‘greater good’: despite these things – as a wholly weather […]

Another Wind Power Collapse has Britain Scrambling to Keep its Lights On (Again)

**** There’s an old adage about ‘bad luck’ coming in threes. For the wind industry its rotten ‘luck’ seems to run in endless crashing waves. Here’s another board-snapping set from the UK. National Grid uses ‘last resort’ measures to keep UK lights on The Telegraph Emily Gosden 4 November 2015 Coal plant breakdowns and low […]

Looking for Safe, Affordable, CO2 Free Power? Then it’s Nukes or Nothing

**** Let’s assume (as STT does, for the sake of argument) that the global warming/climate change Chicken Littles are right: the sky really is falling and it’s all CO2’s fault. So what the HELL are we doing pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into subsidies for wind power? The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part […]

Bjørn Lomborg Counts the ‘Enormous’ Cost of the Wind Power ‘Mirage’

When it comes to assessing the costs, risks and benefits of environmental policy, Bjørn Lomborg is one of the very few that provide balanced, detailed analysis; properly supported by facts and evidence. The economic choices we make – about allocating scarce resources to unlimited wants – should – as Lomborg consistently points out – be […]

Wind Industry’s Armageddon: Wind Farm Output Collapse Leaves 110,000 South Australian Homes & Businesses Powerless

**** STT could be forgiven for being just a little smug after events unfolded last Sunday night (1 November 2015) in Australia’s “Wind Farm Capital”, South Australia. As our post – Wind Power Disaster Unfolds: SA Facing Total Blackouts, Rocketing Power Prices & Thousands More Chopped from the Grid – was being put together for […]

Liberal Senator – Chris Back – Demands Moratorium on New Wind Farms

**** Over bitter opposition from Labor and the Greens, and following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: […]

Who Needs Wind When Massive Subsidies Will Do the Trick?

**** WHO NEEDS WIND WHEN YOU’VE GOT SUBSIDIES Pickering Post Larry Pickering 25 September 2015 A unique set of circumstances gave Turnbull the keys to Kirribilli House, but he didn’t want them, he decided to stay in his far nicer house at Point Piper while he does his filthy global warming deals with the Greens […]

Wind Farms: Crushing Property Rights & Values Everywhere

**** In Australia, hundreds of law-abiding rural citizens have had their valuable property rights permanently destroyed by wind power outfits – with knowing assistance from all levels of government. Property values for those unfortunate enough to be situated anywhere near these things, are a mere fraction of what they would otherwise be; and even the […]

Wind Industry Welfare: How Crony Capitalism Drives the Great Wind Power Fraud

  ‘Wind PTC Action Hub’: Time to End Energy Cronyism Master Resource Robert Bradley Jr. 9 October 2015 “Without the PTC, any mandated wind generation would be an even bigger political problem because its cost inflation would be exposed. The wind-is-competitive-with-fossil-fuels hyperbole would be refuted in real time.” Congress enacted the Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) in 1992 as a temporary measure […]

Wind Industry Belting its ‘Message’ Home: Trustpower’s Thugs Assault 79-Year-Old Pensioner & Disabled Farmer

Remember all those glowing stories about wind power outfits being welcomed into rural communities with open arms? You know, tales about how farmers are dying to have turbines lined up all over their properties? How locals can’t wait to pick up some of the thousands of permanent, high paying jobs on offer? How developers are […]