25 Mar '13, 2pm

Growing body of research: #windpower #health claims linked 2 power of suggestion by anti-wind groups

Study lead Simon Chapman, professor of public health at Sydney University, has said the results suggest that health problems attributed to wind energy are a ''communicated disease'' – or a sickness spread by the suggestion that something is likely to make a person sick. This is caused by the ''nocebo effect'' – the opposite of the placebo effect – in which the belief something can cause an illness creates the perception of illness. Chapman found a much greater connection between negative attitudes toward wind turbines and reports of health effects than any ''objective measures of actual exposure.'' “We review all credible information on the subject of wind turbines and human health as it is made available and it is clear that the balance of scientific evidence shows that wind turbines do not have an impact on human health. These new studies are of interest because they may...

Full article: http://canwea.ca/media/release/release_e.php?newsId=172#....

Tweets

Siemens receives 270MW wind power order in Cana...

renewableenergyfocus.com 25 Mar '13, 11am

The order was awarded by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern), which are developi...

OSEA: How the power of suggestion generates #wi...

ontario-sea.org 22 Mar '13, 8pm

A clinical study released today in Australia finds that sickness being attributed to windmills is more likely to have been...

Soft Drinks Cause Around 180,000 Deaths A Year, Research Finds

Soft Drinks Cause Around 180,000 Deaths A Year,...

planetsave.com 24 Mar '13, 11am

Soft drinks, sodas, “sports” drinks and “fruit-juice” drinks are associated with an estimated 180,000 deaths every year, a...

Extreme cold linked to climate change, say scientists

Extreme cold linked to climate change, say scie...

news.mongabay.com 26 Mar '13, 7am

John Vidal, The Guardian March 26, 2013 Melting sea ice, exposing huge parts of the ocean to the atmosphere, explains extr...

Research Finds Wind Farm Health Concerns Probab...

desmogblog.com 15 Mar '13, 4am

ANTI-WIND farm activists around the world have created a silent bogeyman they claim can cause everything from sickness and...

1,000-Foot-Tall Wind Turbine To Be Erected

cleantechnica.com 01 Apr '13, 7am

An enormous wind turbine, dubbed the “Reisemill,” is to be erected in Hamburg, Germany. It is 1,000 feet tall, and the bla...

Small Wind Power Installations Will Double in C...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Mar '13, 5pm

The Small Wind Turbine (SWT) industry is maturing, signaled by the expanded role of SWT certification, the existence of hu...

Is Suzlon's $650m Wind Bond the First of Many?:...

altenergystocks.com 26 Mar '13, 3pm

India had been trying to get a corporate bond market going for 15 years – search “growing India corporate bonds ” and you’...

New Research Confirms Global Warming Has Accelerated

New Research Confirms Global Warming Has Accele...

skepticalscience.com 25 Mar '13, 5am

New Research Confirms Global Warming Has Accelerated Posted on 25 March 2013 by dana1981 A new study of ocean warming has ...