Irish Fury Mounts: Protesters Mob Dáil Éireann Demanding an End to Pointless, Subsidised Wind Power

Easter uprising, Dublin, April 2014. *** Over the millennia, the Irish have suffered their fair share of merciless oppression. But, whatever the agent of their misery, their antagonists are guaranteed of one thing: the Irish fight. And so it is with the wind industry, as it brazenly attempts to carpet every last inch of the […]

Brits Blow Hundreds of £Millions Paying Wind Power Outfits Not to Deliver Unwanted Power

*** Britain is suffering from the same diabolical wind turbine syndrome that wrecked South Australia, Germany, Spain and the like. However, with the long-awaited announcement that the planned Hinkley Point nuclear power plant is to go ahead, it seems that Brits have finally worked out that you cannot hope to run an economy on wintery […]

Trillion Dollar Irony: Europe’s Wind Rush Sends CO2 Emissions Soaring

If “saving” the planet is – as we are repeatedly told – all about reducing man-made emissions of an odourless, colourless, naturally occurring trace gas, essential for all life on earth – then European energy/environmental policy has manifestly failed. And what an expensive failure it is. In the following piece, the delicious term ‘irony’ springs […]

Ontario’s Wind Power Nightmare: Crippling Power Prices & Rising CO2 Emissions

Ontario is the place where the most bizarre energy policy in the world has seen thousands of these things speared into the backyards of homes – in the most agriculturally productive part of Canada. When we say “bizarre” we mean completely bonkers. Canada has one of the “cleanest” power generation mixes on the planet, with […]

Why Squander $Billions on Wind Power? If CO2 is the Threat, Nukes is the Answer

  How to squander ₤4 billion of other peoples’ money. **** If policy is driven by petulant, infantile ideology, instead of cool-headed economics, the result is, without exception, an unmitigated disaster. Here’s a nice little wrap-up based on the latter policy approach, that unpicks the falsehoods of the former. (Guaranteed) power to the people Scientific […]

Climate Chicken Littles Nuzzle up to Nukes as Wind Power Love Affair Ends in Divorce

**** Let’s assume (as STT does, for the sake of argument) that the global warming/climate change Chicken Littles are right: the sky really is falling and it’s all CO2’s fault. So what the HELL are we doing pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into subsidies for wind power? By no stretch of the imagination can […]

Wind Power: Not ‘Cheap’, Not ‘Clean’ and Not ‘Green’

The central, endlessly repeated lie upon which the wind industry seeks to ‘justify’ the colossal and endless subsidies upon which it critically depends; the destruction of wind farm neighbours’ health, wealth and happiness; and the slaughter of millions of birds and bats, is that wind power causes substantial reductions of CO2 emissions in the electricity […]