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Rise Of The Wind Turbines – The Force Is With Them And They Are Great For America

Family members asked me. Several friends sent me direct messages. “Dr. Shepherd, Can you please explain to me what was being conveyed in those remarks about wind energy from the President?” Since I am a professor of Atmospheric Sciences at a major university and a former NASA scientist, the assumption is that I should probably … Continue reading Rise Of The Wind Turbines – The Force Is With Them And They Are Great For America

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Trump’s wind energy claims, a load of hot air

President Donald Trump has hit out at wind turbines and the ”tremendous fumes and gases” created when they are manufactured. Trump, speaking at a student summit in Florida, called the turbines ”windmills” and lambasted their ugliness. He criticised their environmental impact and claimed they were killing bald eagles and creating “bird graveyards”. But how much … Continue reading Trump’s wind energy claims, a load of hot air

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What’s behind Trump’s nonsense on wind energy

Did Donald Trump give you a lump of coal for Christmas? The President, after all, is doing everything possible to boost the production of coal, oil and natural gas. Yes, Trump’s actions are helping to wreck the planet. But Trump and his cronies, notably Mitch McConnell and Rupert Murdoch, know full well what they are … Continue reading What’s behind Trump’s nonsense on wind energy

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Donald Trump attacks wind energy with falsehoods

In an hour-long student speech, US President Donald Trump said he was an expert in the field of wind turbines, despite insisting on calling them “windmills”.US President Donald Trump spoke to students in the West Palm Beach area of ??Florida when addressing wind energy: “I studied this more than anyone I know,” he said. “I … Continue reading Donald Trump attacks wind energy with falsehoods

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Setting the record straight on President Trump’s recent wind comments

This weekend, the President made a series of inaccurate statements about wind energy while omitting the many benefits it brings to communities throughout the country, particularly in the Midwest. A number of media outlets have already fact-checked the President’s remarks, but here’s a quick rundown of reality. Wind energy is not expensive Wind is now … Continue reading Setting the record straight on President Trump’s recent wind comments

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Trump on wind energy: “I’ve studied it more than anyone but I don’t understand any of that”

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on wind energy at a rally held last Saturday in front of the pro-Trump student organization “Turning Point USA”. Trump resorted to criticizing wind turbines after speaking ill of the New Green Agreement, the proposal of left-wing Democrats to address climate change and inequality in the US. Trump argued … Continue reading Trump on wind energy: “I’ve studied it more than anyone but I don’t understand any of that”

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Trump leads climate denialism and mocks wind energy

He says that if she had won “the corrupt Hillary” the country would be full of wind turbines. It has been during a rally in the state of Pennsylvania, one of the most supporters of its policies and where steel companies are the major emitters of polluting gases. Faced with an audience delivered, the president … Continue reading Trump leads climate denialism and mocks wind energy

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Trump sued for dismantling Obama’s green policy

The Trump administration attacked the Renewable Energy Plan (wind power, concentrating solar thermal power, PV) driven by the Obama administration. The Trump administration attacked the Clean Energy Plan promoted by the Obama administration.A coalition of 29 states and cities filed a lawsuit against the Administration of US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to block the … Continue reading Trump sued for dismantling Obama’s green policy

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‘Wind Turbines Don’t Cause Cancer, They Cause Jobs’: 2020 Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee

“Wind turbines don’t cause cancer. Trump is wrong. They cause jobs,” he said during a chat on ‘Real Time.’ California Governor – and 2020 presidential candidate – Jay Inslee is taking aim at President Trump’s stance on the environment as the mounts his campaign to unseat the Republican incumbent. During an interview with Bill Maher … Continue reading ‘Wind Turbines Don’t Cause Cancer, They Cause Jobs’: 2020 Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee

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President’s comments wrong on facts, ignore wind power Heartland benefits

This week President Trump made a series of comments about wind energy that were not grounded in fact and ignore the many benefits wind power brings to communities filled with his supporters. First let’s tackle the most erroneous claim: Wind turbines do not cause cancer. The American Cancer Society issued this statement in response to … Continue reading President’s comments wrong on facts, ignore wind power Heartland benefits

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Senator Unloads on Trump’s ‘Idiotic’ Wind Energy Comments

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) threw caution to the wind and called President Donald Trump‘s recent comments on wind power “idiotic.” Trump this week claimed that the noise from wind turbines causes cancer and that wind isn’t a reliable source of energy because wind “only blows sometimes.” Grassley is a major supporter of wind energy and … Continue reading Senator Unloads on Trump’s ‘Idiotic’ Wind Energy Comments

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Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

A study into how effectively birds can avoid offshore wind turbines is to be carried out at the North Sea wind farm opposed by Donald Trump. The study, lasting between two and three years, will start in spring, and is thought to be one of the first times research has been carried out at this … Continue reading Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

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Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

The power company said the wind farm will help establish the north east of Scotland as an international centre for offshore wind power generation. The first of the wind turbine foundations was installed in the seabed in March, with the final turbine put in place at the end of May. It was connected to the … Continue reading Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

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Offshore wind energy market to reach $11,334 thousand by 2023

The demand for renewable sources of energy is increasing, owing to less prevalence of environmental hazards and efficient outputs. Thus, increase in demand for efficient and cost-effective power generation techniques, such as offshore wind energy, poses lucrative opportunities for players in the global offshore wind energy market. According to a new report published by Allied … Continue reading Offshore wind energy market to reach $11,334 thousand by 2023

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AWEA statement on proposed steel tariffs

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement in response to steel tariffs proposed by the Administration: “Steel tariffs will decrease competition and trade, ultimately making capital-intensive energy infrastructure projects more expensive by adding cost for U.S. manufacturers along the supply chain. If implemented, this trade policy would run counter to the Administration’s … Continue reading AWEA statement on proposed steel tariffs

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Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

On Wednesday night, President Donald Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he praised coal and ridiculed wind energy. “I don’t want to just hope the wind blows to light up your homes,” Trump told the crowd. Iowa is the leading producer of wind energy in the country and generated 36.6 percent of … Continue reading Trump bashes wind energy in state that gets a third of its power from wind

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Statement of the American Wind Energy Association on U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord

Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, today released the following statement on the Administration’s announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord.       “Despite the decision today to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, the wind industry expects to continue as an American economic … Continue reading Statement of the American Wind Energy Association on U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord

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AWEA CEO Statement on today’s release of President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget

The following statement was made by Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), on the Trump Administration’s release of its proposed U.S. Government budget for FY2018. “While the administration’s 2018 budget proposes many changes, thanks to strong bipartisan leadership and support in Congress we believe the program has the support it needs … Continue reading AWEA CEO Statement on today’s release of President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget

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Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership

The Vatican has urged US President Donald Trump to listen to “dissenting voices” and reconsider his position on climate change, saying the United States risked losing its environmental protection leadership to China. A new report from a B.C.-based energy think tank says clean energy is here to stay — no matter what U.S. President Donald … Continue reading Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership

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Wind energy industry could drive a quarter million American jobs by 2020 – end of Trump’s first term

American wind power expansion is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, according to new analysis released today by Navigant Consulting. These and other economic benefits will result from the addition of 35,000 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity through 2020.   AWEA released an … Continue reading Wind energy industry could drive a quarter million American jobs by 2020 – end of Trump’s first term

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