Thousands of Britain’s wind turbines will create more greenhouse gases than they save, according to potentially devastating scientific research to be published later this year.
Youtube user Giannis Skarpathiotakism posted this video of a vulture fatally struck by wind turbine blades:
Youtube user Pena Productions Inc posted thos video about bird deaths in California: The Golden Eagle along with thousand of other birds are killed yearly by wind turbines at Altamont Pass. Dr. Shawn Smallwood, Biologist, has collected data on the bird fatalities at Altamont Pass since 1999. He is convinced that the process of approving Wind Farms [...]
From The Southern Reporter I object to the potential additional plethora of wind turbines in the Borders, as reported in TheSouthern and national press. The Daily Telegraph’s Scottish edition of January 9 revealed that 500 turbines will have planning permission, or be built, in the Borders by the end of the year. This does not [...]
Opponents of the Government policy have claimed the generous grants awarded to wind farm developers have pushed electricity costs through the roof, leaving Scotland with some of the highest energy bills in Europe.
Developers should be banned from building wind farms too close to residential areas, the Scottish Conservatives will warn today – as it emerged some £165 million has been invested in offshore projects.
Ireland's Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte, TD, was in Vienna this morning to speak at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association's (EWEA) annual wind energy event, where he told representatives from the industry how wind energy will play a significant role in Europe beyond 2020 and that investors could invest in it on a "no regrets" basis.
Today it is the wind farmers who are cursing the wind. It just won’t blow consistently enough to make their kit run efficiently. Which is why there is so much talk about building more and bigger turbines – generating even louder curses from the people who live within sight of them.
More than 350 wildlife sites, including nature reserves, ancient woodlands and wetlands which are home to some of Britain's rarest species, are threatened by the high-speed rail link, an investigation by The Independent on Sunday has established.
From BBC: The number of tourists visiting Scotland fell sharply last summer, according to official figures. The number of nights travellers spent in the country between July and September fell by more than 100,000 – or 12% – on the same period in 2011. The amount they spent also dropped by about £50m, according to [...]