Tag: Wind

Donald Trump’s renewable energy and global warming Tweets

Donald Trump has posted more than 100 Tweets attacking wind and solar power. He has also suggested that global warming is a hoax manufactured by the Chinese.

/ November 17, 2016

Challenge of Inexpert Experts

Over the past several years, anti-wind campaigners without credentials or experience related to wind energy and its effects on humans have attempted to elevate themselves into the role of expert witnesses in civil suits, Environmental Review Tribunals (ERT) in Canada,...

/ August 14, 2014

Conclusion

Wind energy has been in court for health-related complaints at least 49 times in five English-speaking countries. The courts have dismissed all but one of the cases and that case is clearly an outlier and circumstantial. Municipalities and other levels...

/ August 14, 2014

Falmouth Wind Farm Case: The Outlier

In 2010, the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts constructed a pair of Vestas V82 1.65 MW wind turbines on their waste water treatment plant. After the first wind turbine became operational, nearby residents started complaining about noise. There are a few...

/ August 14, 2014

Wind Health Expert Ethics Challenges

There are at least three former and current medical professionals who are leveraging no-longer-active or irrelevant medical credentials to lend weight to campaigns against wind energy, and are performing research without oversight. Medical ethics watchdogs are beginning to take note....

/ August 14, 2014

Sarah Laurie

In 2011, Ms. Sarah Laurie attempted to testify at an ERD proceeding in Australia. During the testimony, Laurie admitted she was not an expert in the subject matter she was called to testify on, and qualified experts in additional testimony...

/ August 14, 2014

Dr. Nina Pierpont

Dr. Nina Pierpont was a long-term campaigner against wind farms near her home who conducted a minor and very poorly constructed health survey. This survey was the basis for her self-published book which coined the phrase, “wind turbine syndrome.” This “syndrome”...

/ August 14, 2014