A new research paper into the health impacts of wind farms has raised serious concerns over academic credibility.
Canadian study found wind turbines produce a maximum of forty six decibels, around the same as a dishwasher.
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.
It is claimed that “more than 40” families have abandon their homes to become “wind farm refugees”. But who are they?
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?
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.
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.
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?
People who host wind turbines on their properties and derive rental income from wind energy have important stories to tell, but is anyone listening?
It is common to read accounts of people having been adversely affected within minutes of being exposed to wind farms.