The Gulf's bird toll; Windmills slaughter more than oil spill
the Altamont Pass, Calif., wind farm's cruel blades pulverize 4,700 birds each year, according to the National Audubon Society. Victims of this green power plant include golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, American kestrels and burrowing owls. ...Environmentalism's avian holocaust will continue - 33,000 birds annually, according to a 2002 Fish and Wildlife Service estimate - until government pulls the plug on subsidies for inefficient, unnecessary and deadly windmills.
August 16, 2010
in The Washington Times
While several million gallons of crude oil have poured into the Gulf of Mexico since April, nature has been far more resilient than environmental doomsayers would like. The left is counting on images of oiled pelicans and lingering devastation to build urgency for unpopular policies like "cap-and-trade." Nature is refusing to cooperate, and the so-called environmentalists are proving to be the true hazard.
President Obama, criticized for the lax federal response to the spill, is eager to put the incident behind him. On Saturday, the White House released a photograph of the commander in chief frolicking in the sheltered waters at... [continue via Web link]