Solar Power Towers: Killing Birds?

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A non-profit public media organization is reporting that there are calls for a moratorium on solar power towers. According to KCET, an official with the Palm Springs office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has suggested that the... This amazing article Solar Power Towers: Killing Birds? appeared first on Solar Feeds.

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  • CariboocootCariboocoot Banned Posts: 17,615 ✭✭
    Re: Solar Power Towers: Killing Birds?

    How about a moratorium on cats? They kill birds too. So do a lot of other things.
  • bmetbmet Solar Expert Posts: 630 ✭✭
    Re: Solar Power Towers: Killing Birds?

    Hospitals use chemical sterilizers which kill birds when vented to the outside (or anything else near the forced-air-exhaust). Let's ban hospitals too.
  • icarusicarus Solar Expert Posts: 5,090 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Solar Power Towers: Killing Birds?

    Not to mention,, tall glass buildings. I recently cited a report about bird mortality with large scale wind. Bird strikes are a few, buildings are millions, and domestic cats are way off the scale.

    (let's not even talk about coal emissions, vehicles etc.)

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