Perhaps the climate scammers think this is mercy killing!!!!
Hundreds of whales are being killed by the offshore wind industry, and it’s been given a license to do so, with complete impunity. Let’s call it a ‘green light’ for industrial murder.
Offshore outfits along the US Atlantic coast have clocked up something like 178 whale fatalities since construction began and their turbines first started operating back in 2016.
Among the casualties are Humpbacks, Sperm whales and the rare and endangered North Atlantic Right whale.
The whales are being deafened during the construction process, thanks to underwater sonar blasting, and the constant low-frequency noise and vibration these things generate during operation interfere with their (sonar-dependent) navigational ability.
But, as it did with rare and endangered Eagles, the wind industry has been literally granted a license to kill.
In the case of whales, they’re called an ‘Incidental Harassment Authorisation’ – an innocuous-sounding euphemism, which cleverly varnishes over the fact that the…
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