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Over Half of England to be Covered by Turbines, Solar Panels and Fuel Crops. Focus should be on energy efficiency and conservation.

The Telegraph — April 17, 2015 Half of England will be covered by wind turbines, solar panels and fuel crops unless there is huge investment in energy efficiency, campaigners have warned. A report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) says there is a need for much more focus on conserving energy and reducing […]

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Germany: “Not All Things Green Serve the Purpose of Nature Conservation”

Germany’s “energywende” threatens migratory bats Forschungsverbund, Berlin — February 11, 2015 Numerous bats are killed by German wind turbines. The number of such turbines, already very high, is planned to be increased further. More than two-thirds of bats being killed by wind turbines on German ground are migrants on their way between summer and winter […]

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Renewable Energy Versus Wildlife Conservation

Energy Trends Insider — October 9, 2014 The argument goes something like this: Real environmentalist: “We should not allow the destruction of orangutan habitat for palm oil biodiesel!” Apologist: “In fact by displacing fossil fuels, palm oil biodiesel is helping orangutans, as well as everything else that is alive on the planet! Orangutans are at […]

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Ontario renews commitment to reliable, affordable energy (Is it April 1st again? Or are the Libs just really that stupid?)

Ontario Kicks Off Long-Term Energy Plan Review July 10, 2013 4:22 p.m. — Ministry of Energy Ontario is launching a review of the Long-Term Energy Plan, which will include province-wide consultations on a variety of topics including the province’s mix of energy sources such as wind, solar and nuclear, and conservation. Starting today through to September […]

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Nature conservation ignored in EU move to green energy

Euractiv.com — February 15, 2013 When it comes to choosing sites for wind farms, nature conservation is always the last thing to be considered, falling behind the price of land, proximity to power lines and opposition from locals, writes Luke Dale-Harris. Luke Dale-Harris is a freelance journalist and media editor for Milvus Group, a Romanian […]

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