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Wind power: A quiet solution to climate change

Wind power: A quiet solution to climate change

That's the word from Adam Scott, Green Energy Program Manager for the Canadian group Environmental Defence, who penned an article on the topic in yesterday's Huffington Post.

Comments Scott, "Tires on a road, two-stroke whines from snowmobiles, motorcycles and jet-skis, diesel trucks, barking dogs, neighbours, airplanes, trains, music, construction, air conditioners, refrigerators, dishwashers, power tools — the list of human-created sounds is endless. It's a bit confusing then that one of [the] quieter things we build — windmills — are said to be the subject of great handwringing and upset."

Scott's article is accompanied by a nice 39-second video that drives the point home.

Related articles:

Sierra Club Canada 1.1: Time to confront anti-wind fear campaign, June 15, 2011
Environmental Defence (Canada): 'No basis' for health impact claims, June 6, 2011
Sierra Club Canada: Time to confront anti-wind disinformation campaign, June 3, 2011
WINDPOWER report: New study finds minimal low-frequency and infrasound impact from wind turbines, May 25, 2011
Does the sound of money soothe Wind Turbine Syndrome?, April 25, 2011
WHO guidelines on sound are … guidelines, March 28, 2011
Scientists, doctor weigh in on wind and health, November 30, 2010
Wind turbine sound: The neighbors speak, March 18, 2010
Expert panel concludes wind turbine sounds not harmful to human health, December 15, 2009

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