Curt Devlin: Details a Decade of Turbine Torture

 **** Curt Devlin hales from Fairhaven, Massachusetts U.S.A. He was formerly a Teaching Fellow in the Philosophy Department at Tulane University.  He revved up against the great wind power fraud back in 2007, when a wind power outfit set out to spear a clutch of giant fans into the undisturbed and ecologically sensitive salt marshes […]

Today Tonight Reports on Senate Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** The Australian Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off on 30 March. And, fitting it was, that this band of merry men – Queensland National Senator, Matthew Canavan, WA Liberal, Chris Back, independents Nick Xenophon and John Madigan, Liberal Democrat, David Leyonhjelm, Family First Senator, Bob Day (and one, not-so-happy, Labor […]

Today Tonight Report on Steven Cooper’s Cape Bridgewater Acoustic Study

Cape Bridgewater Report Rodney Lohse Channel 7’s Today Tonight 16 March 2015 [Click on the image above and click through for the Today Tonight video. Transcript appears below.] Transcript Rosanna Mangiarelli: But we will start tonight with a wind farm war. Those who claim that turbines are having an impact on surrounding communities, versus those who […]

Rampant Wind Farm Bat Slaughter: Yet Another “Inconvenient” Truth for the Wind Industry

  Wind farms are certified bird and bat slaughterhouses, where millions are clobbered, sliced and diced every year (see our post here): wanton avian destruction which is entirely unnecessary and wholly unjustified. STT has covered the wind industry’s bat slaughter cover up a couple of times – pointing to the mounting piles of bat carcasses […]

Adverse Health Effects of Wind Turbine Infrasound Explained

**** The impact of low-frequency noise and infrasound from wind turbines on neighbours has been known by the wind industry since NASA turned a massive, multidisciplinary microscope on the problem back in the 1980s (see our posts here and here and here). Mind you, that highly relevant research has been steadfastly ignored by Australia’s peak […]

Parker Gallant: Wind Power Outfits’ Christmas Bonanza in Ontario

**** More wind energy means higher costs to power punters, pure and simple. If you’re looking for obscene examples of the great wind power fraud in action, you need look no further than Ontario. Ontario is the place where the most bizarre energy policy in the world has seen thousands of giant fans speared into […]

Alan Jones interviews David Leyonhjelm on the Senate’s Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud & Cross-Bench LRET Plan

**** The wind industry in Australia is in full-scale panic because the Senate’s cross-benchers (who hold the balance of power in the Upper House) have won Coalition support for their Inquiry into the great wind power fraud: which will turn a (long-overdue) blowtorch on the biggest rort in Australian history (see our post here). Adding […]

Punch & James: Adverse Health Effects from Industrial Wind Turbines

**** Dr Jerry Punch is an audiologist and Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Since his retirement in 2011, he has become actively involved as a private audiological consultant in areas related to his long-standing interest in community noise. Richard James is an acoustical consultant with over […]

Wind Turbine Noise a “Hazard to Human Health”: Alan Jones interviews Dr Jay Tibbetts

Last month we brought you the story of how the Shirley Wisconsin wind energy project was declared a human health hazard. Now we share this interview with Alan Jones from 2GB with the Vice-President of the Board of Health, Dr. Jay Tibbetts, where they discuss why the Medical Board had no choice but to declare the wind energy facility a […]

Abandoned Homes Help Understand Wind Turbine Annoyance

At the recent 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, a session was dedicated to research papers related to wind turbine noise and noise standards. Here are the slides and notes from one of these presentations – made by William Palmer, a Professional Engineer based in Canada who listened to what people were saying and used their abandoned […]