Wind lobby cites jobs risk as law change enables high court challenge – Sunday Herald

Colin Donald Business Editor Scottish Renewables, the body that promotes the wind-energy industry, has warned that changes in the law making it easier for anti-turbine protesters to challenge planning decisions will cost jobs and investment in Scotland. The group was responding to a landmark case concerning a small proposed development in Berwickshire by Wind Direct,
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Wind farm health risks – Shetland Times

The headline on your website regarding Dr Sarah Taylor’s recent report on health impacts relating to wind farms needs clarifying. The Shetland Times headline read, “Wind farms annoying but not damaging to health, NHS report finds”. If the person who formed this headline had read Dr Taylor’s report, they would have found that Dr Taylor
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Brunta Hill windfarm plans decision – Berwickshire News

Opponents to the eight turbine windfarm at Brunta Hill have welcomed news that planning officers are recommending that it should not be given planning permission. Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee will decide on Monday, August 5, whether or not to let PNE Wind UK go ahead with the 100m high turbines. A spokesperson for local
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Study On Climate-Wars Met With Fierce Criticism/GWPF

Climate change increases the risk of wars – and even fuels conflicts between individuals: This is the conclusion of a study published in the prestigious journal “Science”. But the paper has met with unusually strong criticism. Experts accuse the authors of gross errors and distorting data. http://www.thegwpf.org/study-climate-wars-met-fierce-criticism-2/ http://notrickszone.com/2013/08/02/hsiang-et-al-humiliated-top-experts-deem-paper-claiming-that-warming-leads-to-conflict-flawed-and-exaggerated/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter  

£1 billion wind farm that’s snubbed British workers: Jobs row erupts as Clegg opens offshore complex built and maintained by foreigners/The Daily Mail

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Brunta Hill scheme set to be turned down – Southern Reporter

A wind farm which could lie within a kilometre of the Southern Upland Way is being recommended for refusal by planning officials. The Brunta Hill scheme, proposed by developer PNE Wind, is set to be decided by members of the council’s planning committee on Monday. The proposed eight-turbine wind farm near Westruther has attracted 110
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