Stories tagged "wind"

July 9, 2019

Kansas Wind Hits a Snag

Wind energy deployment hit a snag in Kansas after a group of landowners from the central and eastern part of the state signed a petition to stop the turbines citing decreased property value and negative health effects as their reason for not wanting the project. As...

April 4, 2019

Trump Gets Blowback for Wind Remarks

You have likely heard by now that President Trump at a fundraiser on Tuesday night made some patently ridiculous remarks about wind turbines, claiming that they lower property values of nearby homes by 75%, cause cancer, are unbearably noisy and kill massive...

March 26, 2019

New Poll: Most Americans Support Reducing Fossil Fuel Use

In the latest Gallup poll, 60% of Americans favor reducing our reliance on fossil fuels, including 37% of Republicans and 60% of Independents.  Interestingly for the prospects of passing Green New Deal legislation, 60% of Americans also believe it is “very...

February 5, 2019

Tweet worth noting: can Bud rightfully claim it’s brewed by wind?

Budweiser (and other firms) should be really careful about how they frame purchases of RECs to offset 100% of their energy consumption. Saying their product is 100% powered by renewables is a false statement and may be grounds for a FTC complaint — (((Alex...

January 31, 2019

Right Whales Get Right of Way

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wasted no time returning from the shutdown and extended restrictions on shipping in an area off Cape Cod on the way into Boston Harbor to protect the highly endangered Northern right whale. The “Ship Strike...

January 15, 2019

Private Weather Company To Use Different Hurricane Severity Scale

The nation’s largest private weather provider, AccuWeather, is going to begin to use a new “scale” for conveying the severity of hurricanes in the future, diverging from the current scale used by the National Weather Service (NWS) and followed by all...

April 30, 2018

Our Daily Planet: ODP’s Poll Results Taking The Hill, National Parks Visitor Spending Up in 2017, El Niño Cools Global Temperatures in Q1, RedStates Powered By The Wind, America’s Toxic Slime Problem, What’s In A Name?

ODP Poll Results in The Hill, Parks Mean Profits, and Penguin Name Finalists – Vote by Tweet Now! Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体)...

April 10, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Apple Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy, It’s Shakin’ In Oklahoma, New Firm Aims To Boost Science Spending on Climate, Chasing Coral Brings Ocean Conservation to Unlikely Places, Astrophysicists and Conservationists Team Up to Save Endangered Species, “Liquid Gold” is Good for the Ocean

Our Daily Planet: Apple Runs on Renewables, Oklahoma Tremors, and Pee in the Sea Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體) Hrvatski Česky...