Senator John Madigan Skewers Simon Chapman

Victorian Senator, John Madigan delivered an utterly brilliant speech in the Commonwealth Senate this week. See the video below; Hansard (transcript) follows. As to the Senator, John Madigan provides a salient example of what can happen when decency, integrity and courage all combine in defence of the weak and vulnerable among us; and in pursuit […]

Schultz Slams Simon Chapman and Mauls Michael Moore in the Big House on the Hill

Speech by Federal Member for Hume, the Honourable Alby Schultz, delivered in the House of Representatives 30 May 2013. Mr SCHULTZ (Hume) (16:40): I rise to record my utter disgust at the attempted character assassination of a very dedicated, committed and concerned rural resident, a lady of outstanding credentials. This is a lady who established […]

You can hear it – and it’s coming here fast

How many times has he said it? How many times has Sydney University’s Simon Chapman made the comparison between Wind Turbine Syndrome and the plague of “modern health worries” … like anxiety about mobile phones for instance? We’ve lost count. But here’s one example. And another. And another. Here’s his PowerPoint presentation where he compares […]

The Three Stooges? Actually, there’s 25

The followers of a fake Twitter account set up in the name “Waubra Sarah” certainly provide interesting reading. Some of the leading lights of the wind industry are there. In contrast to their self-proclaimed professional status of “we’re saving the planet, we care for community, we’re engaged, we’re involved”, we have a group of people […]

Lance Armstrong to head Clean Energy Council

Here at STT we like to be first with the latest on all things windy. So we are pleased to announce the appointment of former world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong as the new CEO of the Clean Energy Council. Outgoing chief executive of the Australian wind energy body David Green welcomed the news. “I’ve barely […]