Posts Tagged ‘Trump’s’

Wind farm subsidies: political interest trumps the national interest | Damian Carrington

The Conservative move will please a few locals but destroy the confidence of the investors being asked to spend billions to upgrade the nation’s energy system Be in no doubt, the decision to end subsidies for onshore wind farms early is pure politics. Too many Tory voters dislike the look of turbines and their party […]

Donald Trump’s defeat over windfarm welcomed by green campaigners

Judges rule US billionaire had no grounds for accusing ministers of illegally agreeing to license windfarm close to his Aberdeenshire golf resort Environmental campaigners have urged Donald Trump to stop trying to thwart Scotland’s search for green energy after an appeal court threw out the US billionaire’s latest bid to block a major offshore windfarm. […]

Donald Trump’s anti-windfarm ads banned over ‘misleading’ images

Watchdog also says US billionaire’s Scottish golf resort could not substantiate claim that tourism will be harmed by turbines An ad campaign run by Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resort attacking plans for a windfarm has been banned on the grounds that it was misleading. The US billionaire has threatened to take legal action against plans […]

Trump’s Anti-Wind Ad Gets Trumped by UK Advertising Standards Authority

The Guardian /Screen capture The Trump Organization and Communities Against Turbines Scotland had a bit of a setback in their anti-wind campaigns this week, as one of their ads was banned from publication in the UK by the Advertising Standards Authority . View full post on Wind Power News

Donald Trump’s appearance sparks near-riot outside Scottish parliament

After giving evidence before Holyrood committee on windfarms, US tycoon is met by competing crowds of protesters It started quite calmly but ended with a near riot, as supporters and critics traded applause and insults. Donald Trump, ever the crowd-pleasing showman, the brusque, blunt wheel-dealer, had his wish. After a relatively understated appearance at the […]