If Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?

If solar and wind farms are needed to protect the natural environment, why do they so often destroy it? May 17, 2018| Michael Shellenberger | #ChangeTheWorld Consider that: New offshore wind turbines in Germany could "lead to the extinction of individual species” including the rare, intelligent, and highly-threatened harbor porpoise, according to Friends of the Earth-Germany (BUND). Migratory bat … Continue reading If Renewables Are So Great for the Environment, Why Do They Keep Destroying It?

Wind Turbines kill birds – birds eat insects. The results could be devastating.

Wind Turbines kill birds.  The Huron Mountains and Highlands, are a diverse biome containing Highlands, Cedar and Hemlock lowlands, Boreal Forests,  wetlands and multitudes of streams, temporary wetlands, Beaver ponds ...  Prime bird habitat, and Insect habitat. What happens if thousands of the birds are killed off by turbines? Birds eat 400 to 500 million … Continue reading Wind Turbines kill birds – birds eat insects. The results could be devastating.

Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats

Studies Show Wind Farms Destroy Habitats WRITTEN BY KENNETH RICHARD, MARCH 16, 2018. Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats More Wind Turbines, More Habitat Harm, Loss Six new papers expose the systematic destruction of natural wildlife habitats via the installation of wind turbines. Read more at No Tricks Zone 1. A 20-Fold … Continue reading Six New Papers Reveal A Hushed-Up ‘Green’ Reality: Wind Turbines Destroy Habitats

Conventional Wind Energy – A Design Deadly for Birds

A 2013 study published in The Wildlife Society Bulletin found that wind turbines killed an estimated 573,000 birds annually in the United States. And that figure was 4 years ago. According to U.S. Wind Energy State Facts ( Oct. 2016), there are over 52,000 wind turbines installed across 40 U.S. States plus Puerto Rico & … Continue reading Conventional Wind Energy – A Design Deadly for Birds

ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ

Wind Energy And Birds FAQ — Part 1: Understanding The Threats By Michael Hutchins April 08, 2017 Michael Hutchins, Director of ABC's Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign, answers some of the more frequently asked questions about threats: How does wind energy threaten birds? What bird species are most threatened? How does the threat of wind energy compare to that … Continue reading ABCbirds Wind Energy And Birds FAQ