5 things the AP missed in its recent coverage of wind energy

We all plug things in, and that energy has to come from somewhere.

Despite what a story on the Associated Press wire today would seem to suggest, wind power is the most environmentally benign source of utility-scale electricity, and a leading solution to climate change, the greatest threat to wildlife.

AP writer Dina Cappiello interviewed AWEA and wind company wildlife experts at length, but left out virtually everything we told her. Here are the top five things her story left out:

1) American wind power is one of the most environmentally sound sources of energy. Wind power has less of an impact on the environment than the AP story states.

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