Enviros Tapdance Around Wind Turbines’ Bird Kills

When Mother Nature’s supposed greatest defenders call for replacing our reliable, affordable energy sources with unreliable, expensive sources that occupy more land and destroy more wildlife habitat, something might be afoot.

Perhaps it’s just a new brand of environmentalism … or maybe there’s another agenda at play.

Consider that humans have been trying to harness wind potential since ancient Persians developed the first known windmills in 500 A.D. Today, wind power provides barely 2 percent of our total energy.

Should we be exempting wind producers from the Migratory Bird Treaty Act — once a tool enthusiastically wielded by environmentalists — to someday achieve a lofty vision of a wind-powered future?

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