Tag Archives: Germany

A ‘green’ economy is unsustainable

“German farmers have flooded a city’s streets with thousands of tractors, in protest against new environment regulations; they are accusing the government of bullying them as it conducts its fight for a ‘green’ economy.” click here

Wind turbine installations destroy critical habitat

“And according top Rainer Hülsheger of the state association for natural landscape protection: “At least 12,000 square meters of forest needed to be cleared in order to build one wind turbine alone.” “ click here

“Greta’s Message is Ridiculous”

“According to the Abendblatt, Hans von Storch, the former director of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, warns in the interview of the consequences of global warming but at the same time “urges an objective debate and thinks little of the scenarios of world doom that are often drawn at present.” ” click here

German activists spread climate falsehoods

“At XR and FFF rallies, speakers like telling outright lies with the aim of trying to get the masses of people to stampede in mass panic and blind anger.

One of these activists in Germany is Carola Rackete, reports Michael Krüger here at Science Skeptical. “ click here

Wind turbines lower property values

“The value of a house one kilometer away from a wind turbine drops by an average of a good 7 percent. For the study, RWI evaluated almost 3 million sales offers on the Immoscout24 online portal.” click here

Germany record-setting high temperature measurement is biased too high

“During last week’s record-setting European heat wave, Germany’s previous record of 40.3C was impressively shattered by the measurement station located at the northwest city of Lingen, near the Dutch border, some 50 kilometers from where I live. The German DWD weather service and media loved it! Yet, controversy now swirls about the new record setting measurement since it has come to light that the measurement is fraught with some considerable siting issues.” click here

“Wind energy…expansion…worldwide… should not be promoted at any price.”

“The German Wildlife Foundation regards wind energy as an important contributor to the energy mix of the future. Its further expansion in Germany, Europe and also worldwide, however, should not be promoted at any price. For Germany, at least for the construction of wind turbines in the forest, we demand a moratorium. This would allow us to reconsider the future course of action and, on the basis of scientific findings and national and European na- ture conservation laws, to adopt a far-sighted course in line with the precautionary principle that is enshrined in environmental policy.” click here