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Wind turbines: Damaging eyesore or our way to a cleaner future? | 60 Minutes Australia

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We thought a story about the pros and cons of windmills, 'wind power' would be pretty harmless. Not on your life. Even before we started filming, the industry was mobilising. A message went out from the Australian Wind Energy Association asking supporters to help stop this story. Well, sorry folks. Wind power might be promoted as an answer to global warming - a cheap, environmentally friendly source of electricity but it's causing one hell of a stink in once-peaceful little communities. So far, the industry's not generating much power but it's certainly generating plenty of heat.

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For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.

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