Tag: Wildlife


Watt’s Happening: Busting the myth “Wind Turbines are Bad for Birds”

by Don Pettit

I’m starting out this new renewable energy column “Watt’s Happening?” by busting a few common myths around the cleanest energy sources ever invented: wind and solar. Lets jump right into a hotly debated wind turbine controversy: does wind power harm or benefit birds? (more…)


Wind energy: helping to eliminate air pollution, a major threat to bird life

When I first read about the plight of the bald eagles in Fisherville, like everyone else I was initially outraged. How could someone disturb the nest of a species that’s endangered? It certainly can’t be legal? (more…)