Norway Says ‘No Way’: Norwegian Government Faces Furious Backlash Against Industrial Wind Power

Pollster’s claims about everyone being in favour of wind power hit a brick wall just as soon as wind turbines get speared into their backyards. Funny about that. Delivering a grinding, thumping, pulsing cacophony of low-frequency noise; destroying bog lands, waterways and poisoning underground water supplies; throwing 15 tonne blades to the four winds; sparking […]

Nordic Noir: Wind Industry Determined to Destroy Sami Reindeer Farmers’ Way of Life

The fact that chaotically intermittent wind power can’t be delivered as and when it’s needed means the destruction of wilderness, landscapes, rural communities, and millions of birds and bats (including plenty of species on the brink of extinction) is pretty hard to justify. Rural communities are sick and tired of becoming roadkill for the wind […]

Norway’s Reindeer Farmers Sue Swedish-German Wind Power Outfit To Save Their Herd

Rural communities are sick and tired of becoming roadkill for the wind industry, and that includes the nomadic Sami – who graze and herd reindeer across northern Europe’s frozen tundra, ranging across the north of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula. The fact that chaotically intermittent wind power can’t be delivered as and when […]

Rein-ed In: Norway’s Reindeer Herders’ Revolt Against Big Wind Industry Rollout

Rural communities are sick and tired of becoming roadkill for the wind industry, and that includes the nomadic Sami – who graze and herd reindeer across northern Europe’s frozen tundra, ranging across the north of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula. The inevitable backlash against wind power started in Germany and it’s spreading, fast. […]