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Mattie F.
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    Is there any way to know in more detail the source of the solar power? It affects to what degree this is a cause to celebrate if this is primarily the result of habitat- or farmland-destroying industrial-scale solar coming online,...
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    To provide a contrasting scale, 2.2 gigawatts is equivalent to 47 square miles of desert solar power, to use the recently mentioned Rice Solar Energy project as a yardstick....
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    I don't know who told you that UCSD's power stayed on during the San Diego power outage, but all of the campus I saw was very much in the dark. Working in a group with a computer room, we were...
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    I don't get the concept of "visual resources" with respect to solar power. As long as the solar farm stays outside of the boundaries of the protected lands of the park, I do not think it detracts from the park's...
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    I have often heard that modern turbines have much lower bird kill rates due to more slowly turning blades, which birds can more easily see and avoid. This is relevant because Wiegand's analysis uses the bird-kill rates of older, smaller,...
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    My own personal opinion is that when customers see how widespread GMO already is in their foods, they'll realize how insanely overblown the fear mongering is....
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    Is there any way to know in more detail the source of the solar power? It affects to what degree this is a cause to celebrate if this is primarily the result of habitat- or farmland-destroying industrial-scale solar coming online,...
  • Comment
    To provide a contrasting scale, 2.2 gigawatts is equivalent to 47 square miles of desert solar power, to use the recently mentioned Rice Solar Energy project as a yardstick....
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    I don't know who told you that UCSD's power stayed on during the San Diego power outage, but all of the campus I saw was very much in the dark. Working in a group with a computer room, we were...
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    I don't get the concept of "visual resources" with respect to solar power. As long as the solar farm stays outside of the boundaries of the protected lands of the park, I do not think it detracts from the park's...
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    I have often heard that modern turbines have much lower bird kill rates due to more slowly turning blades, which birds can more easily see and avoid. This is relevant because Wiegand's analysis uses the bird-kill rates of older, smaller,...
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    My own personal opinion is that when customers see how widespread GMO already is in their foods, they'll realize how insanely overblown the fear mongering is....
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