Studies show wind farms raise temperatures

Wind turbines west of Cheyenne along the Interstate 80 corridor.


While green energy advocates push for an expansion of wind and solar farm projects, it appears they are caught in the old Catch 22 of renewable energy.

Studies over the past several years have shown that the existence of wind farms actually does more to increase temperatures, adding to global warming.

With the development of wind farms all across Oklahoma, it would be unclear just how much of an increase in temperatures the farms could cause.

In Wyoming where wind farm development is growing, there is concern about the impacts reported Cowboy State Daily.

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