Turbine Trouble: US Military Declares War on Wind Power

Raising a raft of unnecessary danger, the wind industry’s body count currently stands at 192. Flying blades, collapsing and/or self-immolating towers account for their fair share of corpses. But those that take to the air, shouldn’t overlook the number of pilots and their passengers who’ve come to grief, thanks to a wind turbine or their […]

Pilots Flying United: Court Rejects Wind Power Project as Just ‘Plane’ Stupid

  All power generation comes with risk, which get traded off against the enormous societal benefits, when it’s reliable and affordable. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to trade off […]

Fighting for Air: Communities Rally to Stop Wind Projects Wrecking Local Airports

All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to […]

Wind Turbines Present Mortal Threat to Flyers: Project Canned as Unacceptable Threat to Human Life

  All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing […]

Pilot’s Nightmare: Wind Turbines Present Clear & Present Danger For Light Aircraft

All power generation comes with risk. However, those risks are traded off against the immeasurable societal benefits provided by reliable and affordable electricity. Where the power source is wholly weather dependent – and the industry that profits from it wholly dependent upon massive and endless subsidies and, therefore, wholly unsustainable – there is nothing to […]

Texan Senate to Curb Wind Farms Threatening America’s Naval Aviators

Back in October last year, we looked at a report on how the RAF’s best of the best have been involved in dozens of near misses with these things in the UK, unnecessarily risking their lives every time they hit the skies: RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for Flyers […]

Deadly Aircraft/Turbine Disaster at Highland Wind Farms ‘Just a matter of time’

**** A couple of weeks back, we looked at a report on how the RAF’s best of the best have been involved in dozens of near misses with these things in the UK, unnecessarily risking their lives every time they hit the skies: RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for […]

RAF’s Top Guns Call Wind Farms a ‘Disaster in the Making’ for Flyers

**** There are at least 2 critical dangers for flyers created by these things: 1) air turbulence – generated by a sea of 50-60m blades with their outer tips travelling at around 350-400km/h – interfering with the ability of the pilot to control their kite (see our post here); and 2) slamming into them – […]

Professor Ian Plimer Slams the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** Greens’ silence on folly of wind and solar power News Weekly Ian Plimer 25 October 2014 A simple evaluation of ideological electricity shows that it is unsustainable. The answer is certainly not blowing in the wind. The amount of energy embedded in steel pylons, concrete footings, blades, wiring, magnets, land clearing and roads is […]