The Law of ‘Green’ Unintended Consequences

Engineers always exclaim that there is no silver bullet… just a portfolio of trade-offs. 

Well, for the eco-freaks, there is a new study that concludes that windmills in California are killing many birds…  Oh my, it’s not just a Kennedy complaining about the appearance of windmills on Cape Cod.  Now the PETA folks are going to get involved.  Does this mean that wind power alone is not the magical answer [sarcasm — for you slow on the up-take] for the world’s energy problems?

In the meantime, scientists have discovered 40 previously unidentified species of animals in New Guinea…

Hey, Al Gore!   Guess what?  Nature is pretty resilient and does all kinds of unpredictable things without your approval.

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