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Save Our Seas - artwork by Marion ChapmanSave Our Seas - artwork by Marion Chapman, Australia, who has donated it for the use of campaigners worldwide - PDF: 25, 2023
Wieringermeer wind energy facility, The NetherlandsWieringermeer wind energy facility, The Netherlands’ largest. Now called Princess Ariane Wind Farm. All of the power nominally goes to a single Microsoft data center. Photo by Rixt de Boer (who had to move away because of the noise)Mar 12, 2023
Resources needed for gas vs wind power100× more iron ore, 25× more concrete, 10× more specialty metals and minerals, 900 tonnes nonrecyclable plastics, 10 square miles of land for wind turbines versus natural gas - graphic from Blackrock Energy and Resources Income Trust, Half Yearly Financial Report, 31 May 2022 - based on data from The Hard Math of Minerals by Mark P. Mills, Issues in Science and Technology, January 27, 2022Jan 23, 2023
Wind turbine hub: oily dirt and missing nose coneVestas 1.65-megawatt wind turbine, missing its nose cone, at Portland General Electric’s Biglow Canyon wind farm in Wasco County, Oregon, 2022 - Photographer: Dave Killen/The OregonianJan 23, 2023

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Fire, Mendota, IllinoisWind turbine burns near Mendota, Illinois, January 6, 2023 - photo by Elena Fouck
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747 jumbo jet smaller than blade area of 410-feet-high wind turbine747 jumbo jet smaller than blade area of 410-feet-high wind turbine
Construction at Forward Wind Energy Center, Stoystown, PennsylvaniaConstruction at Forward Wind Energy Center, Stoystown, Pennsylvania
Birds and wind turbinesBirds and wind turbines
Wind turbines on mountain ridgeWind turbines on mountain ridge
Large turbine, incongruous in field - the NetherlandsLarge turbine, incongruous in field - the Netherlands

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