A dog whistle is a signal that ordinary humans can't sense because its frequency is above normal hearing. It's also a signal used in political campaigns to denote subtle messages being transmitted to bigoted voters.
In the wind turbine news arena, the term "industrial" is the dog whistle of wind opponents. "Industrial" is never used in scientific literature although it's being introduced into the faux scientific literature.
Where did the term "industrial" originate as an adjective for wind turbines? Was it the Press? Or the scientific community?
It was the result of a series of focus groups financed by one of the Koch brothers as part of his opposition to a proposed offshore wind project near Cape Cod.
According to E&E Publishing, September 24, 2007, in an article regarding the Industrial Wind Action Group (IWA):