Wind Turbines’ Dirty Secret

By Paul Homewood



h/t Joe Public


Oh Dear!!




In among the tsunami of news coverage (especially at the BBC and the Guardian) about COP27, another story emerged today, reported on by the Guardian with a somewhat alarming heading: “World’s ‘most potent greenhouse gas’ escaped during work on UK windfarm”.

There are several worrying aspects to the story. The greenhouse gas in question is sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), which can apparently cause respiratory problems in humans. It is colourless and odourless, which presumably makes it difficult to detect (and, given its potential for causing respiratory harm, therefore dangerous). We learn that workers on offshore windfarms are concerned about this:

Full post here.


November 8, 2022 at 12:36PM

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