Category: Stories

don-ross

Communities

What does it mean to me to be a Friend of Wind?

-It means being willing to stand up and speak out for what you believe to be the right thing for the future. -It means taking time to attend council meetings, open houses and other public events when you might have other things you’d rather be doing.

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Safety

We asked a tough question: Is the anxiety being spread about the sound of wind power justified?

In an age when people fit subwoofers into their Honda civics, buy pickup trucks with ‘tuned exhaust’ noise and watch movies with ear crushing seven-speaker surround sound, one has to admit that our society isn’t exactly aiming for quiet.

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Communities

WINDED: Exploring how communities and people are responding to wind farms in Ontario

Winded is a student documentary on how communities and people are responding to wind turbines and wind turbine farms within the province of Ontario.

don-ross

Communities

Wind power could provide 1/5th of worlds electricity by 2030

A report of the Global Wind Energy Outlook from GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) and Greenpeace International, was released to the public on October 12, 2010.

Rebecca WOW

Safety

Wind power keeps the lights on – by Rebecca Black

A good news story among all the bad news from Japan – wind power keeps the lights on.  Safe, secure, reliable – renewable power aligns with my personal values and vision for a sustainable future in Canada and beyond.

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