Norwegian Court Slams Noisy Wind Farms Wrecking Reindeer Herders’ Lives & Livelihoods

Norway’s Supreme Court has stripped two wind farms of their operating licenses for wrecking the lives of Sami reindeer herders. Life in the frozen North was never meant to be easy – sub-zero temperatures and stark isolation are tough enough, but Sami reindeer herders have drawn the line at the adverse effect the visual and […]

Sámi Sue: Reindeer Herders Fighting For Existence Against Norway’s Wind Industry

The only way for communities to beat wind power outfits is to get organised and fight, like fury. Knowing the tricks of your opponent’s subsidy-fuelled trade helps, too. Which is the very reason for this site. The first insight to grasp is the wind industry is not there to help you; it’s there to destroy […]

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. […]