Wind Power is Not ‘Cheap’, it’s Not ‘Clean’ and it’s most definitely Not ‘Green’

For those of you whose head is still filled with wind industry spin and misdirection (“lies”), please do yourself a favour and read this excellent blog. It says it like it is, rather than how they would like it to be.

“The central, endlessly repeated lie upon which the wind industry seeks to ‘justify’ the colossal and endless subsidies upon which it critically depends; the destruction of wind farm neighbours’ health, wealth and happiness; and the slaughter of millions of birds and bats, is that wind power causes substantial reductions of CO2 emissions in the electricity […]

About Neil van Dokkum

Neil van Dokkum (B. SocSc; LLB; LLM; PGC Con.Lit) Neil is a law lecturer and has been so since arriving in Ireland from South Africa in 2002. Prior to that Neil worked in a leading firm of solicitors from 1987-1992, before being admitted as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa (a barrister) in 1992. He published three books in South Africa on employment law and unfair dismissal, as well as being published in numerous national and international peer-reviewed journals. Neil currently specialises in employment law, medical negligence law, family law and child protection law. He dabbles in EU law (procurement and energy). Neil retired from full-time practice in 2002 to take up a lecturing post. He has published three books since then, “Nursing Law for Irish Students (2005); “Evidence” (2007); and “Nursing Law for Students in Ireland” (2011). His current interest is the area of disability as a politico-economic construct. Neil is very happily married to Fiona, and they have two sons, Rory and Ian.
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5 Responses to Wind Power is Not ‘Cheap’, it’s Not ‘Clean’ and it’s most definitely Not ‘Green’

  1. Once again an excellent piece

  2. Cornelius says:

    It is a sort of “building boom” in wind energy with truckloads of money waiting for the respective developer paid by us, taxpayers thru our monthly energy bill.
    Wind Energy developers are getting more and more “support” from the State made possible by the latest increase.
    And the oil is getting cheaper and cheaper. Did anybody notice? Or are we permanent asleep?
    The “green” and “renewable” Energy-spinning is in reality an expensive EU sales project for Ireland (and other EU countries) preceded by steady domestic gusts of “2020-HOT AIR”.

    The latest MSM hot item and brainwasher: Tide-Wave energy is environmentally unfriendly for the Fishery! What Fishery? We gave it away in 1973, many years ago to the EU.

  3. Neil van Dokkum says:

    Hope springs eternal.

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