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Published by VicWind. View the original article. A new Victorian Department of Health review gives wind farms the tick of approval when it comes to public health. The Department of Health review investigated the potential for infrasound to adversely affect human health. The review supports the findings of existing studies, yet peer-reviewed evidence dismissing such […]
Published at VicWind. View the original article. It’s a favorite line of people opposing particular wind farm developments – ‘Wind Farm X is causing great concern in the community’. Now and again, it’s worth remembering just how many people there are in the community who are not at all concerned. Our letter in today’s Ballarat […]
Published by the VicWind Alliance. View the original article. When the Macarthur wind farm, the southern hemisphere’s largest wind farm, was officially launched on Friday it marked the completion of a remarkable journey for local farmers Tom Robertson and Hamish and Anna Officer. In 2001 Tom, Hamish and Anna began their search for companies who […]
A wind farm proposal for King Island has emerged as a case study in community engagement. The wind farm proponent, TasWind, are seeking the support of the community from the earliest stages of the project. The public-owned energy company is giving the community the power to decide whether a two-year feasibility study is conducted. TasWind is […]
Published by Independent Australia. View the original article. By Stephen Luntz. ONE OF the first questions science writers get asked is: what is your favourite field to write about? I usually say behavioural zoology, but I am at heart a physicist. I retain some elements of the view that produced such arrogant statement’s as Rutherford‘s claim […]
Debates about wind farms frequently revolve around the issue of sound. Yet this debate often occurs in a vacuum, seemingly forgetting the fact that to be alive is to be immersed in sound. From the moment we wake we are exposed to a wide range of sounds–from birds letting us know the day has begun; […]
A new University of Sydney study shows the majority of health complaints associated with wind farms emerged after anti-wind farm lobbying in regional areas. Regional Victorian communities are being robbed of benefits from the clean energy economy because of fear campaigns than have no basis in fact. A study commissioned by the Clean Energy Council […]
Crosspost from Barnard on Wind. View the original article. In Canada, the U.S., Australia and Great Britain, people have reported similar symptoms including headaches, ringing ears, trouble sleeping, loss of focus, etc. after wind-turbines were built close to their homes. Some have blamed audible sound, inaudible sound, ‘dirty electricity’ and psychosomatic distress. What scientific evidence best […]
Published by DeSmog Blog. View the original article. By Graham Readfearn. ANTI-WIND farm activists around the world have created a silent bogeymanthey claim can cause everything from sickness and headaches to herpes, kidney damage and cancers. This “infrasound” exists at frequencies too low for the human ear to detect but is present almost everywhere from offices […]
A new study shows anti-wind farm scare campaigning is the real culprit behind ‘wind turbine syndrome.’ Yes2Renewables need your help to inoculate communities throughout Victoria. You can support our good work (such as Exhibit A) by making a donation here.