Wind farms are warming the earth, researchers say

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    New research finds that wind farms actually warm up the surface of the land underneath them during the night, a phenomenon that could put a damper on efforts to expand wind energy as a green energy solution.
    Researchers used satellite data from 2003 to 2011 to examine surface temperatures across as wide swath of west Texas, which has built four of the world's largest wind farms. The data showed a direct correlation between night-time temperatures increases of 0.72 degrees C (1.3 degrees F) and the placement of the farms.
    "Given the present installed capacity and the projected growth in installation of wind farms across the world, I feel that wind farms, if spatially large enough, might have noticeable impacts on local to regional meteorology," Liming Zhou, associate professor at the State University of New York, Albany and author of the paper published April 29 in Nature Climate Change said in an e-mail to Discovery News.


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    NOW what? asswipes? NOW what?
     
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    SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP ME!! BAN WINDFARMS!!!!

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    I think they kill a lot of birds too..


    so we're killing two birds with one stone..









    yay libtards.
     
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    NOW Willow believes in Global Warming?
     
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    Fox News? oh neat...
     
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    a scientist claimed it. Shouldn't we automatically believe it?
     
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    If we ban windfarms, we can lower the average temperature across the globe.

    Do the right thing for humanity.
     
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    But,,,,
    How can that many research agencies that depend mainly on gov't monies and
    crony capitalists who have ties to Papa Obama be wrong ?

    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Willow got the resident rightards :tinfoil: all lathered- up. :lol: Don't take much. :eusa_boohoo:
     

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