Natural gas is fuel of the future
The environmental record of natural gas is surely better than that of wind farms, which according to the American Bird Conservancy, kill birds at a rate of up to 14 birds per megawatt per year. ...Millions of bats are also killed by wind farms each year from the rapid drop in air pressure that causes their lungs to explode.
January 15, 2011
by Harvey Enchin
in The Vancouver Sun
When legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens embraced wind energy in 2008, and placed a $2-billion US order for turbines with General Electric to build America's biggest wind farm in Texas, he won applause from environmental alarmists around the globe. Al Gore expressed hope that other business leaders would follow his example.
None did and for good reason. Wind power makes no economic sense.
Turns out the 83-year-old Pickens was having a senior's moment. He briefly forgot that you create wealth by investing in a real business. The wind "industry" isn't a business; it's a boondoggle that sucks in government... [continue via Web link]