Posts tagged: renewable energy sources

Wind Turbines Could Be Driving Away Mating Prairie Birds

Shifting to renewable energy sources has been a major focus of recent decades, but a recent study uncovered some unexpected consequences of supposedly eco-friendly machines, the Central Ornithology Publication Office reported. The findings show wind turbines in Kansas are driving out breeding Greater Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) in the region. A team of researchers monitored prairie-chicken leks (mating […]

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Renewable Energy Death Toll Impugns Green Claims

Renewable energy sources are killers, not so much green as red. Until recently, renewable energy sources—wind, solar, hydro, etc.—have gotten a pass on the environmental harms they cause. However, as the death toll mounts, the public has begun objecting to the deadly impacts of “green” energy sources. Hydroelectric dams, once the darlings of the green […]