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Author Chapman, Simon, 1951- author.

Title Wind turbine syndrome : a communicated disease / Simon Chapman and Fiona Crichton
Published The University Of Sydney, N.S.W. : Sydney University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 330 pages) : illustrations
Series Public and social policy series
Public and social policy series.
Contents Introduction – The history and growth of windfarms, and early objections – The advent of health and noise complaints – Core problems with health claims about windfarms – The best evidence opponents have to offer – The psychogenics of wind turbine complaints – Opponents of windfarms in Australia – How the anti-wind lobby reacts when challenged – Strategies for reducing anxiety and complaints – Appendix : 247 symptoms, diseases and behaviours attributed to wind turbine exposure
Summary As governments around the world look for ways to curb fossil fuel emissions, more and more countries are adopting renewable energy sources. Wind power is one of the cheapest sources of renewable energy, and windfarms are often looked to as a solution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-317) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Wind turbines -- Health aspects
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases.
Vestibular Diseases
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Policy.
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases
Society & Social Sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Crichton, Fiona, author
ISBN 9781743324998