Letters re: wind turbine noise seminar and Communities should be able to say no to wind farms

Posted Category: Energy Security, Low Frequency Noise

Dear Sir, I attended a conference in Glasgow on 22nd September on infrasound in relation to wind turbines and the effect on people’s health. A concerned group of acousticians have bravely formed an Independent Noise Working Group because of their concerns that a proportion of people living in proximity of turbines report similar symptoms of […]

WIND TURBINE NOISE – Seminar review and up date

Posted Category: Health, Low Frequency Noise, Wind turbine Noise

WIND TURBINE NOISE RADISSON BLU GLASGOW 22nd September 2017 Speakers left to right: Dr J Yelland, Melvin Grosvenor, Professor M Alves Pereria, M Patrick Dugast. Presentations: Melvin Grosvenor Independent Noise Working Group (INWG) M Patrick Dugast LCF Acoustique Expert  Acoustique  et Vibrations Dr John Yelland MA DPhil (Oxon) MInstP FIET MIOA AMASA Professor Mariana Alves […]

Summary of the situation on wind turbine noise pollution, children, and the WHO

Posted Category: Health, Wind turbine Noise

NOISE: a startling case of two schools in proximity to wind turbines  Timeline, of letters (re Affects of Windfarm Noise on Children) to the World Health Organisation, assembled by Mark Duchamps of World Council for Nature  1) – For memo only: November 23, 2015 – Residents from Canada say some children are allegedly receiving nosebleeds […]

The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has now published its report entitled ‘The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market’.

Posted Category: Energy Security, News

At last a sensible report: But does it go far enough? Peers Report On Energy Fails To Address The Real Problem “The Committee examined the impact of the policies of successive governments on the electricity market. In its report the Committee identifies two key failures in the current market: the narrow amount of spare capacity, particularly […]

“This collective act of make-believe is devastating our environment and our budgets”

Posted Category: Energy Security, Letters, News

In a letter to the Scotsman Geoffe Moore said: Before the public get too excited, they should know what Sir David MacKay, ex-chief scientific advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change, said recently about renewable energy during his final interview before his sad and untimely death. He stated that there is an “appalling […]

Noise Abatement Society John Connell Awards

Posted Category: Health, Wind turbine Noise

The Noise Abatement Society raises awareness, educates and campaigns for measured, considered and responsible use of sound. twitter. On Wednesday 2nd November the John Connell Awards 2016 were held at the Palace of Westminster John Connell Awards were given for Local Authority Award, Quiet Cities Collaboration Award, Soundscape award, Silent Approach Award, Quiet Logistics Technology Award, […]