If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.
EMILE ZOLA

Ten years too late, it’s good riddance to wind farms – one of the most dangerous delusions of our age

Christopher Booker UK

"I have been following this (wind turbine) extraordinary story for ten years ever since, in 2002, I first began looking carefully at what really lay behind this deceptive obsession with the charms of wind power. It didn’t take me long, talking to experts and reading up on the technical facts, to see that the fashionable enthusiasm for wind energy was based on a colossal illusion. I first warned about what I called ‘the greatest mistake in our history’ in an article in the Mail almost ten years ago.
I described the claim that it would be the answer to all our future energy problems as a catastrophic failure of judgment. I feared that windpower was stupendously inefficient and ludicrously expensive and that by falling for the greatest energy hoax of our time, the Labour government could be consigning Britain to a very dark future. So unreliable are wind turbines — thanks to the wind’s constant vagaries — that they are one of the most inefficient means of producing electricity ever devised."


"The erection of a wind turbine creates apprehension in the general public, which makes the property less desirable and thus diminishes the prices of neighbouring property...” “Continuing scientific uncertainty over the adverse health consequences of wind turbines only serves to perpetuate the debilitating effect of wind turbines on property prices.”
Ben Lansink, Appraiser

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3/12/2013

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A CONTROVERSIAL PLAN TO ERECT DOZENS OF WIND TURBINES ON AMHERST ISLAND MAY BE TAKING A TOLL ON THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE MARKET.

AN ISLAND RESIDENT COMPLAINS THAT SHE CAN’T SELL HER HOUSE WHILE THE TURBINE PROPOSAL IS UP IN THE AIR.

NEWSWATCH’S STEPHANIE WILKINS HAS THAT STORY

.An escape from the hectic lifestyle of city living – Mary Lis Best and her late husband purchased this property on Amherst Island 23 years ago.

Mary Lis Best:

“The wildlife, the use of land – it just seemed so sensible to live in a place where it accommodated human needs.”

Now Best is 87 and has put her home on the market – the independent lifestyle that was once so appealing is now becoming problematic.

 

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