A paper by University of Colorado biologist Mark Hayes published on Friday claims that over 600,000 bats were killed by wind turbines across the U.S. in 2012.
The birds, don’t forget the birds:
Silent Spring 2
Wind turbines kill birds. They kill raptors at higher rates. Raptors reproduce less frequently and have fewer fledglings that require longer care (3-4 months) than smaller birds. That is why it is …
The Guardian, with the sudden realization that global warming agendas are helping destroy
OMFG, a moment of clarity from the Grauniad! Is it a full moon?
“For 20 years or more concerns about nuclear waste, food production, the quality of river water, the health of our soils and seas, the fate of our forests, the impact of road-building and many other important ecological issues have been steadily marginalised, starved of resources or pushed off the agenda by climate change.”
Governments are failing to address the links between air pollution and global warming. Doing so would save countless lives globally
theguardian.com|By John Vidal
Must be quite a revelation to them! (via Watts Up With That Facebook page)
The Insanity continues:
Clueless! Even when the wind turbines stop killing birds, there’s no power:
Update. Meanwhile in the Green Dreamtime: Senator Scott Ludlam
well that’s the last we’ll hear about solar not being able to do baseload, yes?
Chile energy auction sees wind and solar sweep aside fossil fuel alternatives, including a $97/MWh bid for “overnight” solar, meaning storage included.