Not In Anyone’s Backyard: The Truth Behind Rural America’s Great Wind & Solar Backlash

  Eco-zealots, like Bill McKibben reckon rural folk just can’t wait to get 240m high wind turbines whirling in their backyard; and that if they express any resistance to such a ‘golden opportunity’, it’s all down to the nefarious activities of ‘evil’ fossil fuel overlords and right wingers spreading “misinformation” about how wonderful it is […]

Rural America Tells Wind Industry to ‘Stick Its Turbines Where The Sun Don’t Shine’

America’s farmers have rejected the pitch that 600-700-foot-high wind turbines and endless seas of solar panels are a surefire path to peace and prosperity. Rural Americans are angry, organised and lawyered up. These are people who will not become roadkill for the renewable energy rent seekers determined to destroy their peaceful and prosperous communities. The […]

America’s Rural Communities Go On The Offensive Against Big Wind’s Turbine Onslaught

Nothing invokes rage and fury in rural communities like a wind farm comprising dozens and sometimes hundreds of 300 tonne, 200m high monsters. In Germany, locals expressed their opposition in no uncertain terms – voting 25 to 1 against a giant wind project proposed for their patch of paradise: Renewables ‘Transition’ Hits Roadblock: Germans Vote […]