Tag: Mike Barnard

Overview of Court Cases

  Since 1998, 49 hearings have been held under rules of legal evidence in at least five English-speaking countries and four types of courts regarding wind energy, noise, and health. Forty-eight assessed the evidence and found no potential for harm...

/ August 14, 2014

Dr. Michael Nissenbaum

Dr. Michael Nissenbaum is a radiologist, not a researcher, acoustician, epidemiologist or public health expert. Additionally, he is a member of the Advisory Board of the anti-wind group, Society for Wind Vigilance.  Nissenbaum performed a “health survey” of people near two wind...

/ August 14, 2014

Introduction

Global installed capacity of wind energy has increased 568 percent over the past ten years. This significant acceleration of wind energy development, while benefiting the health of humans and the environment, has drawn opposition. Individuals and local groups who are...

/ August 14, 2014

Dr. Carl V. Phillips

Before Dr. Carl V. Phillips was being presented as an expert witness at wind development planning hearings, he was a fixture in courtrooms related to tobacco health suits. His ties to the tobacco industry and acceptance of tobacco funding ultimately caused...

/ August 14, 2014

Dr. Daniel Shepherd

Dr. Daniel Shepherd received his PhD in psychoacoustics and is a Senior Lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology. He performed a study on the Makara Valley wind farm in New Zealand. It had a very small sample size of...

/ August 14, 2014

Foreword

By Simon Chapman AO PhD FASSA Hon FFPHM (UK), Professor of Public Health, University of Sydney New technology has a long history of attracting small networks of people who believe that rapidly proliferating inventions are silently eroding people’s health. Electric light and...

/ August 14, 2014

Bill Palmer

Mr. Bill Palmer has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, is a Professional Engineer, and worked for Bruce Nuclear, a Canadian nuclear power generating station, as a shift supervisor and trainer. He took early retirement to oppose wind energy...

/ August 14, 2014