Topic archives: anti wind farm lobby

Abbott’s longstanding fear of made-up science

Abbott’s longstanding fear of made-up science

June 12, 2015 15

Tony Abbott has taken a stand against tall towers that cause all kinds of health problems. But the towers in question are mobile phone towers, and it's 1995. Ketan Joshi explains.

Chilean earthquakes in Australia and other wacky myths from wind farm opponents

Chilean earthquakes in Australia and other wacky myths from wind farm opponents

November 17, 2014 10

It hasn't been a good month for anti-wind farm campaigners, with courts calling out their nonsense for what it is, writes Professor Simon Chapman, director of research at the University of Sydney's School of Public Health.

The rich list absentee landowners behind Tassie anti-wind farm campaign

The rich list absentee landowners behind Tassie anti-wind farm campaign

October 1, 2014 7

Two BRW rich listers have donated thousands of dollars to prevent a feasibility study into a wind farm off the coast of Tasmania.

High Court harpoons Sea Shepherd’s tax hopes

High Court harpoons Sea Shepherd’s tax hopes

November 18, 2013 6

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has been unable to secure tax-deductible status. What criteria are used to determine what charities are tax deductible and which are not? Crikey intern Virginia Millen investigates.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 23, 2013 1

Medicare travails ... more from anti-wind-farm PR machine ... Tony won't need his budgie smugglers in Tassie today ...

Leaked letter reveals pressure from anti-wind farm brigade

Leaked letter reveals pressure from anti-wind farm brigade

June 14, 2012

The chaotic anti-wind farm lobby in Australia has always leaked like a sieve and a letter to the National Health and Medical Research Council, now in wide circulation, contains some revealing assertions, writes Professor Simon Chapman.

Latest wind farm research is a load of hot air

October 14, 2011 26

The various organisations that are at the forefront of wind farm opposition recently published eight papers in a special edition of an allegedly peer-reviewed journal you could be excused from never having heard of.

The web of vested interests behind the anti-wind farm lobby

The web of vested interests behind the anti-wind farm lobby

October 13, 2011 135

A network analysis of links between the principal voices involved in demonising wind farms in Australia has been circulating in recent weeks and reveals connections between some of the principal wind farm opponents.

Windfarms will make your children hate school, apparently

Windfarms will make your children hate school, apparently

July 6, 2011 9

The lobby group at the centre of promoting the idea that windfarms cause disease, the Waubra Foundation, last week moved its aggression needle up several notches by sending this melodramatic “Explicit Cautionary Notice” to Australia’s wind energy companies and putting them on notice.