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Wind farms and health: who is fomenting community anxieties?

Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 495. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11253

Public health expert, Simon Chapman points to activists with hidden agendas

Wind farms are a main component of efforts to harness renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Globally, there are an estimated 120 000 wind turbines, and this number is increasing rapidly, with China, the United States, Germany, Spain and India being the largest wind energy producers.

  • Simon Chapman

  • School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


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