Alerts and Events: Videos
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Sacrificed landscapes: How the Energy Transition is destroying our environment Erschienen (published): 14.11.2016, Verlagsgruppe Random House Produzieren wir statt Ökoenergie die nachhaltigste Naturzerstörung? Über die Schattenseiten der Energiewende zu sprechen gilt als politisch nicht korrekt. Aber soll man deshalb darüber schweigen? Tatsache ist: Die übereilt und planlos in Szene gesetzte Energiewende hat einen ungeheuren Wildwuchs an Windrädern und Solaranlagen hervorgebracht und droht sich zu dem bisher rasantesten Flächenverbrauch aller Zeiten in unserem Land zu entwickeln. Die letzten unzerstörten Landschaften und . . .
Aesthetics, Press releases, Publications, Scotland, Videos, Wildlife •
Source: John Muir Trust
The John Muir Trust and the University of Leeds Wild Land Research Institute have produced an animation showing the dramatic change in Scotland’s landscape over the past 20 years as a result of the proliferation of wind turbines. The animation is based on a series of maps that illustrate the extent of Scotland’s land area from which wind turbines are potentially visible. It includes both built and consented wind turbines above 20 metres tall, and excludes applications still in the . . .
Streaming via Vimeo ($4.00 for 48-hour license) Purchase via Paypal ($25.00 for personal use) The rush to go green is pitting corporations against residents, government against citizens, neighbour against neighbour. Through the process the people are being stripped of their due democratic process. Big Wind is a story of unethical political systems, corporate greed, and ordinary citizens who have had enough and are standing up to big government and big business. They are part of a growing revolution in rural . . .
Source: National Wind Watch
“TOO CLOSE: The Victims’ Stories”: documentary featuring the many moving stories of those living and suffering in the shadows of the Fairhaven Wind Turbines. Click here to download MP4 file (267 MB).
On CBC TV’s Doc Zone, Thursday, February 7, 9PM and (CBC News Network) Saturday, February 9, 11PM [See video clips below.] Driving by a wind farm, looking at the rural houses, it’s easy to be skeptical about the talk of wind turbines making people sick. We’re told that wind turbines are good and green. So how could those people living by them have an issue? But there is a problem – and it’s there because some governments and wind companies didn’t . . .
Exposing the downside of wind turbines, director Laura Israel’s illuminating documentary underlines the harmful facets of harnessing wind power, including the constant noise and potential for financial opportunism. Purchase DVD from First Run Features. Purchase DVD from Amazon. Download from Amazon. Borrow DVD or view via Netflix. Download from iTunes. Download via xBox or Zune. For purchase by libraries, colleges, K-12 schools, media centers, and other non-profit educational organizations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For distribution or broadcast outside of North America, contact . . .