Community Backlash Against Big Wind: Massachusetts Residents’ Unanimous Vote Blocks Future Wind Projects

  Remember all the guff about rural communities falling over themselves to get into bed with big wind? No? STT has forgotten those well-polished propaganda pieces, too. Watching reasonable people turn against wind power with a vengeance is one of life’s inevitable events – like herds of hungry Wildebeests prowling the Serengeti in search of […]

Green Delusions: On the Origin of the Wind Power Cult

In 17th-century Europe, the Dark Ages were swept away by a group of characters obsessed with logic, reason and rationality – during a period later described as ‘The Enlightenment’. Science replaced superstition; reason replaced passion; and science allowed steam power to replace the wind. However, in a veritable blink of an eye, the world has […]

Politics of Power: Queensland Voters Blame Subsidised Renewables for Rocketing Power Prices

For more than 15 years renewables rent seekers have been peddling the myth that wind and solar power are practically free, and getting cheaper all the time. As Australian power consumers anxiously crack open the envelopes that contain power bills guaranteed to shock over the next few weeks, the crushing bottom line staring back in […]

Renewables Revolt: Australians Refuse to Pay One Cent More for Wind & Solar

Among the mantras that feature in wind industry propaganda is the line about Australians being all in favour of renewable energy. That may well be. However, the wind cult are having a hard time convincing the thousands of South Australians who are often left sitting freezing or boiling in the dark – whenever wind power […]

Wind Power Costs Crushing Jobs & Workers: The Politics of Renewables Turns Toxic

*** 2016 was the year that Australia’s voting public turned on wind power with a vengeance. Once upon a time, we were treated to pumped up claims from wind industry spruikers, like the Clean Energy Council, yes2ruiningus and ruin-economy based on loaded ‘surveys’ that there were only two types of people: those already in love […]