Strangely enough, if we placed enough wind turbines on the surface of the planet we would cause exactly the effects we seek to avoid. The beauty of hydrocarbon and nuclear energy is their minuscule footprint. You can put a gas generator into a building in the middle of a city and if it’s hooked up to a gas supply line and its exhaust complies with existing rules in developed nations today, you won’t even notice its presence. And its energy where we need it when we need it. Windfarms are planetary killers as they alter our environment in the most extreme negative ways. Wanna protect the planet – go for modern hydrocarbon energy. We have become exceedingly good at it.
Amazon is airing a commercial for a “climate pledge” that highlights the company’s commitment to using wind power. Designed to appeal to environmentalists, the commercial ironically