Blown Away: Mounting Community Opposition Brings Wind Industry to Grinding Halt

The wind industry once held a kind of ‘social licence’. Now that ‘licence’ has been revoked, with rural communities in uproar. In Germany, new wind farm construction has ground to a halt this year – and across the USA the same pattern is emerging. Local governments, legislators and conservation groups have united to pull the […]

Wind Industry’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Trade on Endless Lies, Bullying & Deceit

In order to worm their way into rural communities, wind industry goons employ a mix of varnished lies, deceit and old-school thuggery. Over the last decade, wind power outfits have been able to beguile the gullible and hoodwink the unsuspecting.  They usually start with a colossal lie and work up from there.  However, as soon […]

Communities Fighting the Great Wind Power Fraud: Defending All They’ve Worked For, With Everything They’ve Got

**** What impresses STT most is the tenacity and perseverance of community defenders, all over the Globe. Pro-farming (REAL farming, that is), pro-community and pro-real power groups are better informed and organised, and more vocal and hostile, than ever before. Hard-working, decent, rural people throughout the world are fighting back – to obtain sensible energy […]

Nebraskans Join the Battle to Kill Big Wind: Defenders Fight to Save their Homes & Health from Ludicrous Wind Farm Rules

Citing health concerns, Lancaster County readies new rules on wind turbines Omaha.com Paul Hammel 1 November 2015 LINCOLN — Fifteen years ago, Cindy Chapman and her husband moved to an acreage south of this city in search of their peaceful slice of the countryside. “We decided we wanted to get back to the life we […]

‘Deer Wind Developer, We Hate You, With a Burning Passion. Yours, the Deerhunter’ ..

**** Linguistic pedants might wish to take issue with the apparent misspelling, appearing in the title above. However, the choice of “deer” rather than “dear” was a deliberate little wordplay on the subject matter of today’s post. STT has reported on a variety of steps taken by community defenders around the globe: Angry Wind Farm […]

‘Fighters’ Win: Another UK Wind Farm Scrapped in Response to Dogged Opposition

**** As the spruikers selling tickets in a lottery tell us: “you’ve got to be in it, to win it”. And so it is with killing off the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time. ‘Fighters’ have a remarkable tendency to win. Those that don’t, tend to get steam-rolled, at about the same rate. […]