Lies, Tricks, and Politics: Big Wind’s assault on the truth

Correcting the lies, yes LIES, proffered by big wind has worn down a generation of people working to raise awareness about turbine impacts, but Americans are tough, principled, and above all, abhor deceitfulness in any form. An extensive, well-connected network of those fighting wind has grown exponentially in the last two decades as the public learned more. …

Source:http://www.windaction.org/posts/51429-lies-tricks-and-politics-big-wind-s-assault-on-the-truth#.Xw8WFX_PxqM

Environmentalism offers emotional relief and spiritual satisfaction, giving its adherents a sense of purpose and transcendence.

Michael Shellenberger in 2019 PHOTO: OSCAR GONZALEZ/NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES

 

 

 

 

 

By John Tierney   June 21, 2020

There is a recurring puzzle in the history of the environmental movement: Why do green activists keep promoting policies that are harmful not only to humans but also to the environment? Michael Shellenberger is determined to solve this problem, and he is singularly well qualified.

He understands activists because he has been one himself since high school, when he raised money for the Rainforest Action Network. Early in his adult career, he campaigned to protect redwood trees, promote renewable energy, stop global warming, and improve the lives of farmers and Continue reading

Treasury Department offers wind industry coronavirus lifeline with proposed safe harbor extension

The department last week assured Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley they would act “in the near future.” “They’re not going to jerk him around,” a former senior Treasury tax official told Utility Dive.

Source: Treasury Department offers wind industry coronavirus lifeline with proposed safe harbor extension

Bald eagle killed by wind turbine at Wood County site

BOWLING GREEN — As they labored trying to start a broken down truck near the north end of the Wood County Landfill, Ken Vollmar, superintendent of the facility, and one of his employees felt the bite of the winter chill. Their cold hands had their attention as one of the four wind turbines located at the site spun nearby.

But then they heard a loud thump and turned to witness a large bird tumbling to the frozen ground…

Source: Bald eagle killed by wind turbine at Wood County site

Stanford Prof. Can’t Muzzle ‘Planet Of The Humans,’ Must Pay Defendants’ Legal Fees In SLAPP Suit

The effort to censor Planet of the Humans reveals something sinister: the refusal by leading climate activists and academics to have an honest discussion about the limits of renewable energy and the scourge of energy poverty that afflicts billions of people on the planet.

Source: Stanford Prof. Can’t Muzzle ‘Planet Of The Humans,’ Must Pay Defendants’ Legal Fees In SLAPP Suit

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