melmik wrote:they are a lot better looking than an open cut coal mine or an ocean full of oil rigs, and probably less detrimental to the environment than a paddock full of CSG fracking wells.
melmik wrote:I think the health issues if turbines are overstated, and again way less than fossil fuel generated power.
melmik wrote:really hated was the uninformed, ignorant and proudly arrogant way Abbott tried to put another nail in renewable energy. Plus the disgraceful attack on a growth industry at a time where his govt should be begging for investment.
melmik wrote:Plus he needs to consider his words and policies carefully in light of the horrific Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement we are about to be forced into.
melmik wrote:The leaked chapters of the TPP indicate that the agreement may contain an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause, which allows foreign corporations to sue Australia's government for loss of future profits. While the previous government said that an ISDS provision would be a deal-breaker for Australia, the Coalition has indicated that it may consider signing the TPP with an ISDS clause."
Tracker wrote:...are in your face when driving to Melbourne ...
Tracker wrote:On the stillest of foggy days, there they are turning, turning, turning.... clearly to appease the public's perception of the waste..
Tracker wrote:I noted Tony's comments on noise and health issues. I would still like to stay near an active location to witness the discomfort myself... I suspect that in most instances, the medical issues are truly psychosomatic, but I am open to being convinced
melmik wrote:However a government spokesperson stated in a local newspaper there would be no more of these units installed in this area because - wait for it - 'they would stir up the coal dust!' "
melmik wrote:Seriously, these guys would not be capable if wiping their own bums.
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