Archive | July, 2015

Calgary conservationist warns Alberta wind farms may irreversibly hurt birds of prey

Mia Sosiak — Global News — July 3, 2015 CALGARY – John Campbell has worked with falcons, eagles and hawks in the wild for decades, all over Western Canada. He has monitored nests near Pincher Creek since the 1970s, and banded thousands of baby raptors, long before the area became the birthplace of wind power […]

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Bill Gates Dismisses Solar And Wind Energy, “Can’t Do The Job” …Cost “Beyond Astronomical”!

No Tricks Zone — June 28, 2015 Another prominent thumbs down against wind the current renewable energy craze, this one from Bill Gates. The UK online Register here reports that the technology guru is not impressed by fad renewable energies wind and sun: “Renewable energy can’t do the job. Gov should switch green subsidies into […]

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Maine Passes Legislation Giving Rural Residents More Say in Wind Projects

Naomi Schalit — Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting — July 2, 2015 AUGUSTA — After several years of trying, a group of citizens from the state’s rural Unorganized Territories (UT) have won their fight to pass legislation that could give them greater say in the siting of large, industrial wind turbines in their communities. […]

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