Scotsman letters

  Turbine terror With the recent prolonged drought, The Scotsman article “Tinderbox Scotland” highlights the risk of Muirburn and raging wildfires on peat-covered moorland (29 April). What politicians, planners and local councillors seem to be blissfully unaware of is that wind turbines pose a significant, deadly, and growing threat to Read more…

Time to go back to coal – Herald letters

ANDREW McKie’s suggestion of a simple way for government to tackle the cost-of-living crisis (“There is one simple way for government to tackle this awful cost-of-living crisis”, The Herald, April 26) prompts me to suggest a simple way of vastly reducing energy cost and somewhat reducing global warming both indirectly Read more…

‘I find it absolutely terrifying’: Brora residents voice fears over safety of planned hydrogen production hub at Gordonbush Wind Farm – The Northern Times

SSE Renewables Plan for an experimental hydrogen production hub at an East Sutherland wind farm has been slammed as “horrifying” by a local resident.   https://www.northern-times.co.uk/news/i-find-it-absolutely-terrifying-brora-residents-voice-fea-273699/?fbclid=IwAR2zOk6rGAENcWxdFmngNn8-8Bp664lsX4y75Xiqi2fmDN8Od_QDn5v89vg

Appeal against Highland Council refusal of planning permission for wind farm near Dunbeath in Caithness by Energiekontor rejected by Scottish Government reporter – JohnOGroat Journal

London-based Energiekontor wanted to build six turbines with a tip height of 149.9 metres near Dunbeath, but its application – which attracted almost 200 objections – was rejected by Highland Council last June. Objectors raised concerns about the impact on cultural heritage assets and archaeology, residential amenity, road users, tourists Read more…