American Backlash Against Big Wind: States Cut Subsidies & Ban New Wind Power Projects

If your understanding of the world is limited to what’s printed in the mainstream press, you’d be forgiven for thinking that rural folk can’t wait to nuzzle up to 300 tonne Vestas, with 70m blades towering 180m above them. Step out of the inner-city comfort zone, and the picture is just a little different. In […]

Vermont in Open Revolt Against Wind Power Developers

*** Vermont has become a political battle ground, as political hopefuls team up with dogged community defenders. Republican candidate for Governor has called the great wind power fraud for what it is; much to the delight of Vermont’s rural communities. Here’s the latest from Vermont’s battle front. Phil Scott vows to protect ridgelines against Big […]

Governor’s Wind Farm Push Brings Community Backlash in Upstate New York

**** The wind industry rides roughshod over rural communities wherever it goes, and Upstate New York is no exception. New York’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo is another of the wind industry’s willing ‘enablers’ who seems to believe that arrogance and malice are a political virtue. Crash or crash through is a style long associated with those […]

Wind Power: Failing to “win hearts & minds” – or “when push comes to shove”

Wherever it tries to set up shop these days, the wind industry faces growing “community opposition”. This “dreadful” phenomenon has arisen all over the world. Could the “soundtrack” to this video provide a clue, perhaps? **** **** Covered in this post – Cape Bridgewater locals have not only had to tolerate an endless barrage of […]

Muriel Blair: Better to Die on your Feet than Live on your Knees

Canadians are in the midst of a pitched battle to save what’s left of their – previously – idyllic Ontario from the clutches of wind weasels like Next Terror. STT gave one of their natural born leaders, Esther Wrightman a wrap up in this post. Well, Muriel Blair is keen to encourage the growing band […]