Alerts and Events: Emissions
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.
Economics, Emissions, Energy, France, Publications •
Source: Jean-Louis Butré
Vers une France défigurée Éditions du Toucan, Paru le 22 Mars 2017, 160 pages, ISBN 9782810007547, 15,00 € Résumé La France compte déjà plus de 6500 éoliennes et il est prévu d’en installer au moins 20 000 dans les prochaines années. Des machines de 180 mètres de haut faites pour durer longtemps. Ingénieur et spécialiste du sujet, Jean-Louis Butré propose aux citoyens de se poser les questions suivantes : Pourquoi importer ces machines pour produire une électricité supplémentaire qui coûte deux fois . . .
Action alerts, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Letters, U.S., Vermont •
Source: Vermonters for a Clean Environment
Dear Senators Leahy and Sanders and Congressman Welch: We, the undersigned, join many thousands of U.S. taxpayers and ratepayers nationwide in urging you and your colleagues to eliminate the 22-year old wind production tax credit (PTC). You should know by now that development of wind power in the United States does not reduce our need to maintain and build reliable generation, nor does it add materially to employment in our country. The small amount of energy it generates is intermittent, . . .
Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Law, Wildlife •
Source: Senate of Australia
Senators Leyonhjelm, Madigan, Day, Xenophon and Back: To move on the next day of sitting— (1) That a select committee, to be known as the Select Committee on Wind Turbines be established to inquire into and report on the application of regulatory governance and economic impact of wind turbines by 24 June 2015, with particular reference to: (a) the effect on household power prices, particularly households which receive no benefit from rooftop solar panels, and the merits of consumer subsidies . . .
Advertisements, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Idaho, Publications •
Source: Energy Integrity Project
Billboard created by the Energy Integrity Project. They have taken five billboards for 6 months. (click to download PDF)
I have had these grocery-bag-size totess printed. Their below-cost price is $2.00/unit plus USPO postage determined by weight, zip, etc. Email me at marshsue/verizon.net for details. They are 13ʺW × 15ʺH × 10ʺD. The original art was inspired by Preston McClanahan and adapted to the bags by me. Marshall Rosenthal
Advertisements, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Massachusetts, Publications, Wildlife •
Source: Preston M.
Dear Friends Opposed to Energy from Wind: To date, there have been few clear, widespread public statements on the downsides of energy from wind. A statement via a billboard, I strongly feel, will reach the general public and incite questions. As elected officials are loathe to cross their electorate, hopefully the public will become more skeptical and influence their representatives to change their pro-wind or on-the-fence positions. The local newspapers and TV people could cover the story. I propose a . . .
Action alerts, Economics, Emissions, Energy, Grid, Law, U.S. •
Source: National Wind Watch
Update: Yesterday afternoon (Sept. 21), Senators Bingaman (D-NM), Brownback (R-KS), Dorgan (D-ND), Collins (R-ME), Udall (D-NM), and Udall (D-CO) introduced a 15% by 2021 renewable electricity standard (RES) bill, The Renewable Electricity Promotion Act. For this RES only bill to move forward, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will need to allow this bill to come up for a floor vote, and at least 60 Senators will need to vote in favor of it. The primary purpose of the RES is . . .