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Theresa May’s Government Is Still Lying About Wind Energy

For a brief moment – a very brief moment – it looked as if Britain had finally acquired a Prime Minister with the gumption to take on the troughers and con artists of the renewable industry and restore some common sense to our energy economy.

Ararat, AUSTRALIA: A photo taken 16 November 2006 shows Australia's largest wind farm, the Challicum Hills wind farm near Ararat, some 195kms west of Melbourne. Australia is among the three worst per capita emitters of greenhouse gases in the developed world, while Victoria is the worst offender in Australia. Recent …

Coming to a Town Near You: The Great Green Energy Disaster

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a broken down elevator? I have and it’s absolutely bloody terrifying. The claustrophobia; the rising heat; the shortage of air; the gnawing fear that something even worse might happen – a fire, say – before the rescue services have time to reach you…

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Solar Energy Lobby’s Texas Goals Clouded by Bankruptcies

A leading solar power lobbying organization’s promises of growth in Texas continue to sit under a cloud of economic challenges. Amid cheap natural gas prices and established wind farms in much of the solar-friendly regions, solar panel arrays are proving a tough sell.

climate change

Who Wants Wind Turbines Besides Crony Capitalists?

Last month’s wind-turbine fire near Palm Springs, California, that dropped burning debris on the barren ground below serves as a reminder of just one of the many reasons why people don’t want to live near the towering steel structures.

The Times

England Just Isn’t Windy Enough, Admits Chief Of UK Turbine Industry

From the Sunday Telegraph: England is not windy enough to justify building any more onshore wind turbines, the chief executive of wind industry trade body has admitted. Hugh McNeal, who joined RenewableUK two months ago from the Department of Energy and

Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland Goes Green; Shares Dive

Every year since 2008 when it was bailed out by the UK taxpayer, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been losing money. Now – thanks to the Guardian‘s Chief Enviro Loon, the Hon. Damian Carrington – we have an