Michael Hutchins is the direc­tor of Amer­i­can Bird Conservancy’s Bird-Smart Wind Ener­gy Cam­paign. Rebec­ca Leber is an edi­tor at Grist, and pre­vi­ous­ly worked at the New Repub­lic and ThinkProgress.

Michael Hutchins is the director of the American Bird Conservancy’s (ABC) Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign. He earned his Ph.D. in animal behavior at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has authored over 220 articles and books on various topics in wildlife science, management and conservation.

Rebecca Leber is an editor at Grist. She has previously worked at the New Republic and ThinkProgress.

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Tilting at Windmills
Wind and solar energy may be our best bet against fossil fuels. Can that justify their grave cost to wildlife?