Author Archives: Christine Metcalfe

“The Windfather” – Another report finds wind and renewable energy projects controlled by organized crime to launder money

Christine Duhaime | Europol report ties mafia to renewable energy This week, Europol released yet another report tying the financing, development and operation of renewable energy projects, particularly wind energy infrastructure projects, to organized crime in Europe. The latest … Continue reading

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Scotland’s green watchdog wined and dined by polluters

Rob Edwards | The Ferret The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has been repeatedly wined and dined by the fish farming, whisky and power industries, prompting questions to be raised about its impartiality. Information released by Sepa reveals that 13 … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Politicians Ignore Puerto Rico Wind Turbine Damage

Falmouth Patch Massachusetts Plans To Put Wind Turbines In The Ocean Even After Hurricane Bob in 1991.  Cape Cod Lost 600 Utility Poles During That Storm. Massachusetts USA  Puerto Rico contains two large-scale wind farms (totaling over 120 megawatts) and … Continue reading

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Hearing for National Scenic Area Petition PEO1655 VIDEO

  The Scottish Parliament “PE1655 by Christine Metcalfe on behalf of Avich & Kilchrenan Community Council on Scotland’s National Scenic Areas; and will take evidence from— Christine Metcalfe, Alan Mitchell, Community Councillor, Avich and Kilchrenan Community Council; and Douglas Wynn.” … Continue reading

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National Scenic Area Petition and A Seminar On Wind Turbine Noise

One of SSE’s wind turbines at Hunterston. There are residents homes at Fairly and Ayrshire less than 1km from the nearest turbine. Two events for which support by way of attendance would be very welcome and informative: 14th. Sept. 2017. … Continue reading

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Campaigner petitions Scottish Parliament about National Scenic Areas

Comment: Much appreciated support for our National Scenic Area Petition from Scotland’s foremost environmental Non Government Organisation, the John Muir Trust. ———————- John Muir Trust A Loch Awe community council is calling on the Scottish Parliament to review the NSAs … Continue reading

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Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

Matt Ridley | The Spectator The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly boasting that ‘the proliferation of wind energy into the global power market continues at a furious pace, after it was revealed that more than … Continue reading

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