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Articles by Simon Chapman

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Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

Wind farm researchers found to have no human ethics approval

A new research paper into the health impacts of wind farms has raised serious concerns over academic credibility.

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World’s largest wind farm study finds sleep disturbances aren't related to turbine noise

World’s largest wind farm study finds sleep disturbances aren’t related to turbine noise

Canadian study found wind turbines produce a maximum of forty six decibels, around the same as a dishwasher.

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What's next, a Senate inquiry into infrasound from trees, waves or air conditioners?

What’s next, a Senate inquiry into infrasound from trees, waves or air conditioners?

At the centre of claims about wind farms allegedly causing health problems is the infrasound that wind turbines generate as they turn in the wind.

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Abandoning homes due to wind farms: the deep fragrance of factoid

Abandoning homes due to wind farms: the deep fragrance of factoid

It is claimed that “more than 40” families have abandon their homes to become “wind farm refugees”. But who are they?

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Hockey & Co keep China, Germany & Buffet guessing on offensive wind

Hockey & Co keep China, Germany & Buffet guessing on offensive wind

Would Joe Hockey prefer to drive past a coal mine on his way to Canberra? And what would China, the world’s installer of new wind energy, make of his remark?

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Study finds (again) no evidence wind turbines make you sick

Study finds (again) no evidence wind turbines make you sick

Australia’s leading health body finds there is no reliable or consistent evidence that proximity to wind turbines or wind farm noise directly causes health effects.

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Wind farm noise complainants and anti-wind groups: how many, how large?

Tony Abbott wants another review into health impacts of wind farms. But which audience is he pandering to? It’s a small but noisy one.

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Where are Australia's wind farm refugees?

Where are Australia’s wind farm refugees?

Anti-wind groups now claim more than 40 families have deserted their homes due to health effects of nearby wind farms. But where are they?

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Wind turbine syndrome: Farm hosts tell a very different story

Wind turbine syndrome: Farm hosts tell a very different story

People who host wind turbines on their properties and derive rental income from wind energy have important stories to tell, but is anyone listening?

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Wind turbine syndrome: a classic ‘communicated’ disease

Wind turbine syndrome: a classic ‘communicated’ disease

It is common to read accounts of people having been adversely affected within minutes of being exposed to wind farms.