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GREEN KILLING MACHINES The impact of renewable energy on wildlife and nature

July 11, 2019
By Andrew Montford

Far from improving the world around us, biomass, hydropower, solar, and even wind power can be highly damaging, killing wildlife and destroying wild lands.

Activists and politicians have pushed renewable energy as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels, claiming it is better for the air, water and climate change. The environmentally friendly reputation biomass, hydropower, solar, and wind power have garnered is not deserved. As renewable energy sources grow, our landscapes and millions of acres of wildlands and wildlife habitat are being destroyed, and wildlife being displaced or in many instances killed on an industrial scale.  “Far from making the world a better place, renewable energy will destroy all we hold dear.”