Fact check: Spectator (U.K.) overlooks facts on wind power and wildlife
The Spectator, a U.K. newspaper, recently carried an article that misrepresented wind power's effects on wildlife.
First, the Spectator article begins by citing, without question, a recent negative report on wind turbine design from the deceptively named U.K. anti-wind group Renewable Energy Policy Foundation. While the report merits little attention because of its source, the European Wind Energy Association's (EWEA) response is carried here: Fact check: Study on turbine lifespan 'just more anti-wind propaganda', December 24, 2012. In addition:
Wind energy’s impacts must be viewed in context with other forms of ...