Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds

Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds 12 March 2019  | Sabrina Weiss | British Ecological Society | University of Lisbon press release A new study, published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, shows that the impact of wind power production on wildlife may be greater than previously acknowledged; a radius of about 650-700m … Continue reading Wind turbines cause habitat loss for migratory soaring birds

End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

March 13, 2019 | Tyler J Markle | WLUC - uppermichiganssource.com MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - The legal fight for County Road 595 is at this time, over. The Supreme Court on March 4, 2019 denied the Marquette County Road Commission's request for a review on the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to veto the road proposal. The … Continue reading End of the road. Supreme court denies to hear case on U.P. County Rd 595.

NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR

NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR March 12, 2019 | Michael Krueger, Science Sceptical blog A new study finds that around 1,200 tons of insects are killed p.a. by wind turbines in Germany alone. In Germany, there are currently around 25,000 wind turbines installed. For some years now, it … Continue reading NEW STUDY: GERMAN WIND TURBINES KILL 1,200 TONS OF INSECTS PER YEAR

Losing Quiet Spaces

Industrialization by wind turbines, transmission Lines and other industrialization is having an effect on the quiet places. As human-made noises reach deep into wild places, people and wildlife alike are feeling the impact November 5, 2018 | LAUREN HALL RUDDELL | Earth Island Journal Weeds are unwanted plants. However, one person’s weed might be another’s … Continue reading Losing Quiet Spaces

Industrial wood burning is adding to climate change

March 7, 2019 | Peter Raven, Mary S. Booth| thehill.com America is exporting huge amounts of our forest wood for burning in European power plants and other places around the world, even though science shows this wood is worse for climate change than the fossil fuels it is replacing. This is ironic — and self-defeating — since … Continue reading Industrial wood burning is adding to climate change

With Ethanol And Biomass No Longer Viewed As ‘Green,’ Will Other Renewables Soon Follow?

Environmentalists who oppose biofuels & biomass imagine solar & wind farms are fundamentally different even though they suffer from the same low energy density problem. Mar 7, 2019 | Michael Shellenberger | forbes.com Over the last 10 years, the cost of solar panels and wind turbines declined so significantly, and were scaled-up so quickly, that … Continue reading With Ethanol And Biomass No Longer Viewed As ‘Green,’ Will Other Renewables Soon Follow?

Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies

March 06, 2019 |Katie Tubb | The Daily Signal  As Americans work to file their taxes, Congress is setting to work on a package of expired tax credits this spring to enrich a few energy technologies at the expense of federal taxpayers. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., of the Senate Finance Committee last … Continue reading Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies

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New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

March 4, 2019 | Katie Pyzyk | smartcitiesdive.com Dive Brief: The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) have compiled a resource library to help cities boost building energy efficiency, thus reducing wasted energy and pollution while increasing equity in addressing climate change. The free, interactive toolkit was built on the best practices … Continue reading New resource library helps cities boost buildings’ energy efficiency

Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser!

Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser! Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Turkey/lasagna dinner followed by dancing, will also have some beautiful baskets to bid on! Dinner and dance tickets $20 ea. or just dance $10 ea. American Legion, March 16th. Tickets available from Java by the Bay, or any … Continue reading Crawl out out of the snow and come have some fun! Friends of the Huron Mountains fundraiser!