While parts of the New Green Deal are worthwhile goals, many are misguided. We do need a plan to move towards a healthier and cleaner environment, but one that looks at real solutions. Increased Wind and Solar equal increases in Mining and land use. If the situation is so dire, then the New Green Deal … Continue reading Green New Deal Is the Antithesis of Green
Recent studies show flaws of wind power November 25, 2018 | THE OKLAHOMAN EDITORIAL BOARD THE rap on wind power is that it isn't practical. New research reinforces this belief, and suggests wind power isn't as environmentally beneficial as claimed. The studies, authored by Harvard researchers and published in “Environmental Research Letters” and “Joule,” examined … Continue reading Recent studies show wind power isn’t as environmentally beneficial as claimed.
Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: As a new study confirms, turbines would have to be stacked across state-sized swaths of the American landscape. October 30, 2018 | Robert Bryce | City Journal On October 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report warning that nations around the world must cut their greenhouse-gas emissions drastically … Continue reading Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: turbines would have to be stacked across the American landscape.
Wind Turbine Visibility and Visual Impact Threshold Distances Robert Sullivan | Visual Resource Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory' Field observation of wind facilities in western landscapes revealed that the facilities were visible at distances of 36 mi (58 km) in both daytime and nighttime views, and were found a major focus of visual attention at distances of … Continue reading Wind Turbine Visibility and Visual Impact Threshold Distances
Swept Area and Rated Power The power output of a wind turbine is directly related to the area swept by the blades. The larger the diameter of its blades, the more power it is capable of extracting from the wind. Rotor Diameter – This number is listed on most wind turbine spec sheets. It is simply … Continue reading Calculate the Sweep Area of Turbine Blades.
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY The down side to wind power. Wind farms will cause more environmental impact than previously thought. October 4, 2018 | Leah Burrows | The Harvard Gazette When it comes to energy production, there’s no such thing as a free lunch, unfortunately. As the world begins its large-scale transition toward low-carbon energy sources, it … Continue reading Large-scale wind power has its down side – Harvard Gazette
What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% "Renewable" Electric Grid? August 07, 2018 | Francis Menton | Manhattan Contrarian If you are a politician in a blue area, the big thing these days is to make the pledge that you will put your state or city on the fast track to getting 100% … Continue reading What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% “Renewable” Electric Grid?
This was in 2014, how many more millions of trees and habitats have been destroyed since? 5 million Scottish trees felled for wind farms 02 January 2014 | ILONA AMOS | The Scotsman ONLY a fraction of Scottish forests felled to make way for wind farms have been replanted, figures show, sparking calls for a … Continue reading 5 million Scottish trees felled for wind farms – The Scotsman