This has got to be another blow to the enlightened global warming alarmists:
Now, before go too far into this, although both articles are quick to point out that it’s a localized effect only, the problem with the global warming global impact is a whole bunch of localized warming effects. So, to sort of dismiss this as not really sorta being a real problem isn’t fair. Either it’s causing global warming or not. In this case, it is. And since they are spreading fast all over the planet, it’s a rapidly growing problem.
“The cumulative impacts are huge,” said Shawn Smallwood, one of the few recognized experts studying the impact of wind farms on migratory birds. “It is not inconceivable to me that we could reduce golden eagle populations by a great deal, if not wipe them out.”
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/08/16/energy-in-america-dead-birds-unintended-consequence-wind-power-development/#ixzz1tpKjGtAj
That’s right, they’re killing endangered species. That’s not indirectly, that’s the blades beating them to death.
Which makes me ponder the obvious: