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2014-02-05 16:23:10

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Long-Term Study Sheds New Light on Climate Change Impact Of Wind Farms
2012-04-29 14:12:51

Large wind farms located in certain regions of the United States can cause a slight increase in local temperatures, potentially impacting local climate and farming while also raising doubts about the long-term sustainability of wind power.

2011-06-01 03:00:00

BRUSSELS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 15 June 2011, 'Global Wind Day', citizens from around the world can discover the benefits of wind energy while having fun.

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2010-10-12 09:45:00

Wind power could provide more than one-fifth of the world's energy supply within the next two decades.

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2010-09-24 05:50:00

A Swedish energy company announced the opening of the largest offshore wind farm on Thursday, as the British government pushes to reduce carbon emissions that drive climate change, receiving a strong welcome from environmental campaigners.


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