By: Diane Benjamin
WGLT: What do you feel like the most common thread of misinformation is?
Alexander: The biggest one is ‘Those things kill birds.’ And then you hit them with the statistics and then they see, ‘Oh. Wait. Buildings kill more birds. Cats kill more birds.’ The amount of birds that are injured by wind turbines is nominal compared to buildings. It’s literally hundreds of thousands in difference — and that’s counting every turbine across the USA.
Isn’t this a protected species subject to fines? How many eagles fly into buildings? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2022/04/06/150-eagles-killed-wind-turbines/9492311002/
Maybe I should get more pics of leaking oil. 😎