Clarke Snowtown

OBTAINING 25% OF ENERGY FROM RENEWABLES WOULD SAVE BILLIONS

(Editor’s note: Though the financial calculations in the article that follows are impressive, it fails to consider two fundamental points. Many of these projects are being put in pristine desert habitat where, to quote the Palen solar project’s environmental analysis, “In order to build the facility, the plants, animals and soil of the native desert acreage More Info »

Bald Eagle Hunt - Jim Wiegand

OPINION: HIDING WIND TURBINE BIRD SLAUGHTER

Editor’s Note: I find the study that follows convincing insofar as it illustrates flaws in the method of tabulating bird kill and also shows that wind turbines are slaughtering far more birds than we have been led to believe.  I am not as convinced that the alleged deception is 100% intentional (i.e. – conscious choice More Info »

California Condor at San Diego Zoo - Stacy from San Diego

SAN DIEGO ZOO “CAUTIOUSLY” RECOGNIZES WINDFARM EFFORT TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA CONDORS

(The Following article is a press release from the San Diego Zoo Global; Image Credit: California Condor at San Diego Zoo – Stacy from San Diego, courtesy Wikipedia) New Process Sets Model for Protecting Condors in Low-impact Habitat The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s review of a recent wind farm permit is receiving qualified support More Info »