Going Green

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Power Sources vs Wildlife Risk

There are risks in everything that we do. It is a question of risk management -- although not necessarily in the sense that an investor would think of it.

EnergyResearch finds wind power poses least risk to wildlife

Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle

Wind and nuclear power plants have the lowest potential impact on wildlife among the major U.S. electricity sources, according to a report examining several decades of research.

Taking into account the entire life cycle of a power project — from extraction of the fuel through plant construction, operation and shutdown — the risks to...(complete article here).

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