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Category: Insight

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How wrong can a press release for an anti-wind rally be?

How wrong can a press release for an anti-wind rally be?

The answer: very. In this particular anonymous anti-wind media release Mike Barnard counts – and counters – 13 wind energy whoppers.

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Little Green people from outer space: labelling Christine Milne and co

Little Green people from outer space: labelling Christine Milne and co

The Daily Telegraph maintains a solidly material focus on its readers’ aspirations. In the political solar system, it occupies a different planet to the Greens.

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Insight: How communities can take lead in green energy

Insight: How communities can take lead in green energy

Community ownership of renewables is a largely untapped resource in Australia. But one wind farm has been running for a year, another is nearing completion, and a whole bunch of community solar projects are soon to be announced. Will large scale developers be able to leverage off the leadership from communities that is lacking from politicians?

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Insight: Australia's wind energy setback - tracing origins of 2km rule

Insight: Australia’s wind energy setback – tracing origins of 2km rule

The 2km setback rule for wind farm development has crippled Victoria’s wind industry and threatens the same in NSW. So what’s the reasoning behind it?

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More wind energy myths debunked: Madigan claims put to the test

More wind energy myths debunked: Madigan claims put to the test

In his ‘fight’ against wind energy, DLP Senator John Madigan has spared no thought for the facts. How many whoppers has he told?

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Fourteen wind energy myths debunked

Fourteen wind energy myths debunked

In one short radio interview, a prominent anti-wind campaigner managed to utter 14 whoppers about wind energy in Australia. The reality is that wind energy is cheap and is saving Australian consumers money.