Landscapes Lost: Endless Sea of Mega-Wind Turbines Destroying Rural Vistas Around The World

  Treasured rural landscapes are being trashed around the globe with a visual cacophony of 200-270m wind turbines, with their 60m blades slicing and dicing any critter fool enough to fly by, and driving neighbours nuts with their incessant, thumping and grinding low-frequency noise. All in the name of ‘saving the planet’, mind you. Across […]

Trumping Turbines: Five Good Reasons to Hate Heavily Subsidised & Chaotically Intermittent Wind Power

You don’t have to be a genius to work out that wind power is the greatest environmental and economic fraud of all time. President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump has been railing about it for years. And he keeps doing so. Much to the disgust and horror of his many detractors. […]

Wealth Destroyers: Wind Turbines Crush Rural Property Values & Leave Many Homes Worthless

In Australia, hundreds of law-abiding rural citizens have had their valuable property rights permanently destroyed by wind power outfits – with knowing assistance from all levels of government. Property values for those unfortunate enough to be situated anywhere near these things, are a mere fraction of what they would otherwise be; and even the mere […]

Beggar Thy Neighbour: Wind Industry Uses Subsidies to Steal Family Homes

  In Australia, hundreds of law-abiding rural citizens have had their valuable property rights permanently destroyed by wind power outfits – with knowing assistance from all levels of government. Jan Hetherington (above) is just one of them: AGL’s Renewable Energy Future: Driving Wind Farm Neighbours From Their Homes Without Compensation Property values for those unfortunate enough to […]

The Smoking Gun: Giant Fans Cause UK House Prices to Collapse

A few posts back we covered the dramatic and adverse impact that giant fans have had on Scottish house prices in this post. Faced with statements from real estate agents that homes with fans as neighbours are virtually unsaleable, Scottish Renewable’s spin-master, Joss Blamire – claimed that he hadn’t seen “any conclusive evidence which links […]

How to Steal Someone’s Home – with Government help

A few posts back we looked at how Scottish wind weasels are all set for another round of Highland Clearances – effectively stealing Scots’ homes before their very eyes.  Well, it seems weasels south of the Scottish border are all set to do the same. Here’s the Exeter Express and Echo providing a template on […]

Giant Fans: the new Scottish “Croft Clearers”

**** In the Scottish Highlands and Islands “Crofting” was a common method of land use and tenure that was modeled along feudal lines; and was still common well into the 19th century.  Crofting continues, on a much smaller scale – the crofters these days usually need to earn cash incomes off farm to sustain them. […]

Angus “The Enforcer” Taylor reloads and takes aim

Having beaten off a concerted wind weasel effort to keep him out of office, Angus “The Enforcer” Taylor bagged over 60% of the Vote and it looks like he’ll hold the Federal seat of Hume for as long as he wants it. STT hears he was less than happy with the dirt and skulduggery pulled […]

The “Le Roy Tapes”: Part 2 – Community Impact

This is the second part of a 5-part interview with Mr. Tim Le Roy, spokesman for the Coastal Guardians. In this installment, Tim focuses on the impact that wind development has had on the communities he has worked with. He discusses the land-leasing strategies used by wind developers and the resulting inequity within the community. He […]

They deny, but we always knew

Don Jelbart (pic from The Oz) The Australian, Feb 1, 2013 By Pia Akerman A VICTORIAN council has conceded that a wind farm development still in its early stages has slashed the land value of its neighbours, and agreed their land rates should be cut. In what is believed to be an Australian first, South […]