Wind turbines can kill birds, but not as many as fossil fuels and other anthropogenic impacts

Wind energy is the largest source of renewable energy in the United States, and second largest in the world after hydropower.[1] A commonly reported critique of wind energy is that birds sometimes die from collision with its associated infrastructure, such as turbines and transmission lines.[2]   This issue is given a large degree of attention in narratives from groups that are generally opposed to renewable energy or climate policy. However, Read More