There’s a set of persistent myths that seem to imply turbines don’t generate a lot of power. It’s rubbish, of course.
Maurice Newman justified his anti-climate stance by citing an ABC poll that was trolled by Australia’s climate denial community. It’s quite comical.
When two of the most powerful men in Australia profess to being repulsed by renewable energy harvesting wind turbines, we have a serious problem.
Latest cycle of “wind turbines make you sick/deaf/whatever has been instantaneously debunked by the scientist who wrote research.
The offense felt by Joe Hockey towards wind farms isn’t shared by most Australians. But the issue of aesthetics is real, and needs to be considered carefully.
As new technology collides with human nature, myth and misinformation take hold. Fighting this means examining what drives people to reject science.
The disaster at Morwell shows we can’t let our leaders disavow safe alternatives to fossil fuels, riding on fragile wings of myth and fear.
Ketan Joshi checks the facts on claims about the output of wind energy during peak periods.
As temperatures soar and households turn on the air-con, it’s a critical time for Australia’s network operator – and for critics of renewable energy.
Debates around wind energy span the continents of science and sentiment. Yesterday, at the Waterloo wind farm, science won.