“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 […]

Open letter on wind turbine noise and action in response to this letter

Posted Category: Health, Letters, Low Frequency Noise

Download the letter here Link to the letter and translations on EPAW site Dear decision-makers, politicians, Members of the EU Parliament, EU-Commission and other responsible public officials,           29th April, 2015 is the 20th anniversary of International Noise Awareness Day, so we would like to warn you about the dangers of wind turbine infrasound and low […]

Face up to wind power problems now  by IAIN MACLEOD

Posted Category: Letters, News

Risks can be kept to acceptable levels, says Iain MacLeod THE UK and the Scottish Governments are taking action to seek to reduce CO2 emissions and to reduce dependency on fossil fuel. The main strategy to achieve these goals is to substitute energy from fossil fuel with energy from renewable sources. The problem with the […]

Deceitful figures

Posted Category: Experiences, Letters

Sir, I was angered by the deceitful figures released by those who promote the renewables industry on the TV news and in various newspapers at the end of last week. I beg that the reader take these figures with a pinch of salt because power from wind and water is as variable as the weather […]

Ware, M. Open Letter

Posted Category: Letters

This open letter to politicians in Australia reflects what is happening to many rural communities in the UK: Cape Bridgewater Resident Melissa Ware has sent this Open Letter to the following recipients: Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Minister Greg Hunt, Minister Ian Macfarlane, Senator John Madigan, Senator Nick Xenophon, Senator Chris Back, Dan Tehan, MP, Premier Denis […]

Investigate Turbine Sickness Now

Posted Category: Letters

Investigate Turbine Sickness Now — Scotland Sunday Express August 24th, 2014 Scottish Letter of the Week Investigate Turbine Sickness Now Generating electricity creates noise, but the traditional nuclear, coal and gas fired power stations are all positioned some considerable distance from human habitation. Not so wind turbines where “official guidance” stipulates that turbines should be no […]

Open letters re contaminated water supplies

Posted Category: Health, Letters, News, Water Contamination

The Scottish Government is proud to support windfarm development in suitable areas. How can the industrialisation of water catchment areas, once protected by law, be regarded as suitable?  I believe that the current lack of consideration in allowing and promoting industrialisation of either public or private water catchment areas is contrary to the whole ethos […]