It really couldn’t get any better than this…the UN declaring that wind farms are a breach of human rights.
I can’t wait for Russel Norman to mount a tirade against the government for deploying wind farms when they so comprehensively breach human rights…that was his argument against the GCSB Bill, so if he is consistent he will surely now campaign against wind power.
Plans for future wind farms in Britain could be in jeopardy after a United Nations legal tribunal ruled that the UK Government acted illegally by denying the public decision-making powers over their approval and the “necessary information” over their benefits or adverse effects.
The new ruling, agreed by a United Nations committee in Geneva, calls into question the legal validity of any further planning consent for all future wind-farm developments based on current policy, both onshore and offshore.
The United Nations Economic Commission Europe has declared that the UK flouted Article 7 of the Aarhus Convention, which requires full and effective public participation on all environmental issues and demands that citizens are given the right to participate in the process. Read more »