Wind Power Cuisinart?

Timlynn Babitsky | Bird kills,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Friday, October 24th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Do wind generators really kill birds? If so, how serious is the problem? Mick Agrillo wrestles with this problem and does some real homework to put wind power’s effect on birds in perspective. (more…)

Birds, Farms, and Wind Farms

Timlynn Babitsky | Bird kills,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Wind turbine impact on avian populations is a hot issue in the wind power arena. But a recent study covered in the UK’s Telegraph states that farmland birds aren’t bothered by wind turbines being built in the countryside. Is the turbine-avian issue over? (more…)


Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Bird kills,NIMBY | Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Texas wind power cheerleader Jerry Patterson, takes on Ted Kennedy, the Audubon Society, environmentalists and the oil folks. With a gun in his boot, this Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office tells all about the future of oil and the Texas Wind Rush. (more…)

Birds, Blades and Bad History

Timlynn Babitsky | Bird kills,Issues: Strategies & Tactics | Sunday, April 6th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Of all the reasons for resisting a wind project, the most emotional has to do with the potential for wind turbines to kill birds. The most notorious case in point, and the one that has probably done more damage to wind power development than any other, is the history of bird kills in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area in California. (more…)