Tag Archives: junk science

Freedom of Information Act Response – The “Science” Behind the Green Energy Act

The following files are the result of a Freedom of Information Request as to the “science” that was used to justify the Green Energy Act.    How were setbacks determined?   What justifies the loss of citizen rights and local powers?   What … Continue reading

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Wind farm research found to have critical flaws

The Sun Times, www.owensoundsuntimes.com Unfortunately the research cited by Mr Robert Knox (“Some find turbines annoying but most don’t” — Feb. 5) is an industry-funded report. It was reviewed in Britain by the National Health Service (NHS) and found to … Continue reading

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UK National Health Service Criticizes CanWEA Health “Review”

UK National Health Service [NHS concluded the CanWEA study] is a non-systematic review of literature. There are several points to be made about this research: There is no clear description of the methods the researchers used to search for available … Continue reading

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Environmental Scientist Exposes Wind Farm Scam

Buy it Today from Amazon.ca “Eventually the obsession of our politicians with tower blocks was seen to be one of the greatest follies of the age. In time to come – it may be sooner than we think – the … Continue reading

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Green policies offer fascinating case study in the difference between real PR and fake PR

Canadian Energy Issues  by Steve Aplin All of which means that when the greens call for wind, they are really calling for natural gas. When Ontarians read newspaper headlines in 2015 saying that provincial GHGs are as bad as they … Continue reading

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Ontario is on the same hypocritical path as Germany

Ottawa Valley Daily Observer * They deliberately omit the destructive consequences of wind turbine construction sites, needed service roads and power corridors, especially in wooded environments. * They deliberately omit the permanent destruction of aquatic habitats and fish migration routes, … Continue reading

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National Post: Dalton McGuinty, Rubber Duck Award, Junk Science Week

Posted: June 20, 2009, 2:18 AM by NP Editor When readers were asked to submit nominations for these Rubber Duck Awards, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty scored high. He deserves it. The list of nanny-state initiatives foisted upon Ontarians based on … Continue reading

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An accurate report should have substance behind the glossy covers

 The Daily Observer – Ontario, CA I am compelled to respond to Kevin O’Kane’s letter to the editor that appeared in a recent issue of this paper. Mr. O’Kane writes that “if she (Cheryl Gallant) is concerned about relative health … Continue reading

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Myth of the Danish green energy ‘miracle’

Michael Trebilcock’s reply to Sigurd Lauge Pedersen, Denmark: Wind power doesn’t reduce CO2 emissions, costs consumers more and kills jobs. It is important to understand why the Danish government, which appears to have commissioned Mr. Pedersen’s comments, is sensitive to … Continue reading

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Wind power is great politics but lousy policy

By RONALD J. DANIELS President, Johns Hopkins University  The Globe and Mail Years ago, Princeton economist Alan Blinder famously exhorted policy-makers to frame policy that was based on soft hearts and hard heads. The McGuinty government’s proposed foray into investments … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. McGuinty: Why do you rely on Industry Lobbyists for all Your Information?

Why have you turned a deaf ear to thousands of Ontarians and labelled them NIMBY’s simply because they are asking for a chance to have their legitimate concerns heard?  You once said in the Legislature that everyone should have “a … Continue reading

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