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They push air.
Originally posted by RandomEsotericScreenname
reply to post by pasiphae
Well leave it to FOX to come up with a title that is completely ripped out of context.
Large wind farms might have a warming effect on the local climate, research in the United States shows, casting a shadow over the long-term sustainability of wind power. Read more: www.montrealgazette.com...
Originally posted by phantomjack
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Wind farms do not warm the earth.
In order to warm the earth, they would have to generate heat.
They do NOT generate heat.
They push air. Hot and Cold. Nothing more.
This is the most blown out of proportion propaganda I have EVER read.
DO NOT DRINK THE WORM!
Originally posted by stanguilles7
Oh, sweet lord. Another headline which totally distorts the actual data, which talks about a very, VERY localized effect that in no way is making a noticeable impact on global temperatures.
It's a shame none of you read past the headline.
Wind energy is the source of electricity generation with the least impact on the environment. It does not emit any pollutant during the entire duration of the operation phase. Even bearing in mind the whole life cycle and the manufacturing of the wind turbines, the difference between this source of energy and others is considerable.