Why Wind Turbine Noise is Just So Incredibly Annoying to Wind Farm Victims

‘Annoyance’ is a term much used, and frequently abused, in relation to the acoustic torture caused by incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound. Those that abuse the term, including a former tobacco advertising guru, claim that the known and obvious effects of being immersed in thumping waves of pulsating air pressure (ie noise and vibration), […]

German Wind Farm Backlash Begins: Bavaria’s High Court Confirms 2KM Setback Rule

**** A couple of weeks back we ran a story on the Bavarian government’s new mandatory setback rule (10 times the height: 10-H) which, with turbines towering 200m, means a minimum distance of 2km from homes. In closely settled Bavaria that rule spells the end for hundreds of proposed projects; and, coupled with the German […]

Wind Turbine Infrasound: German Doctors Demand Shutdown of Turbines Within 3KM of Homes

One of the myths pedalled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that Germans – who live cheek-by-jowl with thousands of these things – are not troubled in the slightest by incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound. Yet again, as with wind industry propaganda in the main, the truth is a whole […]

Governments Lying About Wind Turbine Noise: Ignorance No Defence to Claims Worth $Millions

**** As the number of cases launched against wind power outfits and the landholders who ‘host’ these things takes off, the government agencies that continue to run the wind industry line that the incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound and the sleep deprivation it causes is all in the victims’ heads (a former tobacco […]

German Opposition to Wind Farms Spawns New Political Party

Remember all the guff about Germans loving wind power to bits? And stories about how Germany is the wind power pioneer, and that its cheerful rural volk are 100% behind having thousands of these things speared all over their bucolic homeland? No? We’ve forgotten them too. German wind farm neighbours suffer from incessant turbine generated […]

Mexican Wind Farm Madness: Wind Industry Crime & Corruption Crush an Ancient Culture

*** Renata Bessi is a freelance journalist and contributor the Americas Program and Desinformémonos. She has published articles in Brazilian media: The Trecheiro newspaper magazine, Página 22, Repórter Brasil, Rede Brasil Atual, Brasil de Fato, Outras Palavras. Santiago Navarro is an economist, a freelance journalist, photographer and contributor to the Americas Program, Desinformémonos and  SubVersiones. Together they […]

How the Wind Industry Rigged Noise ‘Rules’ to Destroy Neighbours’ Lives

**** In our timeline post – Three Decades of Wind Industry Deception: A Chronology of a Global Conspiracy of Silence and Subterfuge – we covered the fact that – from 1995 – the wind industry drew together a hand-picked team with a mission to write noise rules with absolutely no relevance to wind turbine noise; […]