Meet the rogue birding group blocking wind energy at every turn

Was it donations from the fossil fuel industry that made The American Bird Conservancy oppose wind energy so vehemently and so suddenly? Although the ABC claims to be pro-wind (in the right place), it has blocked vast amounts of wind projects since 2009 due to the significant estimates of bird deaths from said wind turbines. As author Jasper Craven points out, this may be attributed to the increase in donations from fossil fuel companies and figures (including the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi) during the late 2000s, coinciding with the sudden opposition to wind. Read full article here

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