Solar Plant Killing Birds

Every new invention always has some downsides however small.  Climate change occurred slowly as people invented new technologies in order to make lives better.  The unintended consequence is the warming of our planet but the original goals were positive.

The massive solar arrays in the desert now have a new downside.  The news is now reporting that birds flying through the area are having their wings burned because the air is so hot.

Human construction impacts birds in many ways.  They also can be killed by windmills or simply running into house windows.  Or climate change can destroy their native habitat.

The power company is looking at ways to scare the birds away.  Although I do not favor having birds be killed in this manner, losing a clean way to power hundreds of thousands of homes would be far worse.

Tesla in Front of Large Solar Plant

Tesla in Front of Large Solar Plant

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