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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

SUN DAY Campaign Mid-Year Report

Solar and Wind Increase 16% and Retain Status as Fastest Growing Sources of U.S. Electricity. They Now Provide Over One-Eight of Total Generation, as All Renewable Sources Combined Continue to Expand Their Lead Over coal and Nuclear Power.

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than […]

Wind Power Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Image: Flickr (nate2b)

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published an article on wind power that drew rapid reactions from the press. A widespread interpretation of the articles by media was that they had shown that wind turbines somehow cause climate change. That […]

Windpower Does Not Cause Global Warming

And two Harvard researchers did not suggest it does.

Open house at Georgia Mountain, Vermont

George Harvey

Two Harvard researchers published a paper on wind power that drew a rapid reactions from the press. A widely expressed interpretation of the paper in media articles was that they had shown that wind […]

We Have a Problem

By George Harvey

The status quo is widepread environmental destruction. We have all the solutions we need, but some people prefer the status quo. For now, they are getting their way.

Populations of black-footed kittiwakes have declined nearly 80% since the 1980s. (RSPB photo)

We have a problem. The bad […]

Wind Turbine Tours

Swanton Wind LLC to Hold Public Informational Meeting

Area Residents have Opportunity to Talk Directly with Wind Project Experts

Swanton, VT – Swanton Wind LLC, a wind energy development company owned by the Belisle family of Swanton, today announced its plans to hold a public informational meeting to share details of the electric generation wind farm on Rocky Ridge in Swanton. The meeting […]

Windpower – Don’t be Fooled

A New Wind Farm in Swanton, Vermont

By George Harvey

Some debate has been developing over a wind farm in the town of Swanton, Vermont. Whenever I consider of such a debate, I think of an old Lily Tomlin skit in which she plays Edith Ann, a bratty five-year-old, who forcefully asserts that […]

Cornell Adds in Black Oak Wind Farm’s Energy

By Blaine Friedlander, Cornell Chronicle


Making a stride toward reducing carbon emissions, Cornell University has agreed to purchase all electricity generated by the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in Enfield, New York, which is pending municipal approvals. This purchase represents 20% of the university’s total annual electricity […]

7 ways “Wind Vision” would benefit Americans

The White House and Department of Energy have just released a definitive new report showing that wind can be one of America’s top electricity sources, while saving consumers money. After two years of research and peer review, the report found that the wind industry can double in the next five years, provide 20 percent of […]

In Brooklyn, Fertile Ground for a Wind Turbine

Located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, the city’s first commercial-scale wind turbine cost $750,000 to build, took four years to complete, tops 160 feet and can yield up to 100 kilowatts of power. Credit Jake Naughton for The New York Times

From the New York Times

By Tatiana Schlossberg

Modern-day […]