29 Nov '13, 1am

What Kills More Birds, Windmills or Coal Power Plants?

What Kills More Birds, Windmills or Coal Power Plants?

You hear some pretty stupid arguments against clean energy these days. From people who don’t know anything about farming bleating on about ethanol raising food prices to people who don’t understand what causes wind claiming that sailboats cause global warming by “slowing wind down” . These people huffed too much paint in their youth and are beyond saving, so I won’t pretend to try to educate them. The kids, though? The kids are innocent, and hearing that windmills kill birds is not something bound to give tomorrow’s decision-making adults a favorable impression re: wind.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/11/28/kills-birds-windmills-coal-pla...

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