Archive for April, 2012

Climate Change on the Bruce Peninsula: Sources of Knowledge

Monday, April 30th, 2012

I attended the Sources of Knowledge Forum in Tobermory this weekend. It offered an outstanding assessment of the science of climate change, with a good discussion on implications for the Bruce Peninsula.

Wind and Property Values

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Assessment Review Board of Ontario recently made a ruling on an appeal of property tax assessment on the Kenney case on Wolfe Island. The Kenney’s had argued that the value of their waterfront property had diminished due to the installation of the Wolfe Island Wind Farm. The case was dismissed. The Board found that there was a lack of evidence that property values are adversely affected by a wind farm.

Wind to Save $7.2 Billion in New England

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

A recent study on the impact of the offshore wind project off Cape Cod says that the project will save electricity buyers in New England $7.2 billion over the next 25 years. I have blogged about this project in the past here and here.