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Taking a Deep Breath on Wind Power
The current Ontario government’s headlong rush into massive subsidization of various forms of renewable energy, including wind power and solar energy, is likely to reveal the law of unintended consequences from these precipitous policies unless we take a deep breath and calmly and rigorously re-evaluate these policies before committing billions more dollars from consumers and taxpayers to them. Such a re-evaluation would sharply focus on three key factors: a) the costs of renewable energy; b) its contributions to reducing CO2 . . . Complete article »
Speaking truth to wind power: submission to legislative committee on bill 150
The case against industrial wind turbines: 1) Industrial Wind Turbines Have Minimal Impact on Carbon Emissions 2) Industrial Wind Turbines Are Uneconomic 3) Industrial Wind Turbines Cause Insufficiently Researched Health Effects 4) Industrial Wind Turbines Have Adverse Effects on Adjacent Property Values ‘Even if one thinks (contrary to my views), that wind turbines are a good idea environmentally and economically, there is a simple solution to the impact on rural residents, who are being conscripted to bear most of the . . . Complete article »
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