Wind Turbines vs. Hurricanes: Stanford professor says turbines win by knockout.

According to computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University and director of its Atmosphere and Energy Program. offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have drained the magnitude of three real-life hurricanes. If true the turbines significantly decreased hurricane winds and accompanying storm surge, possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages.

Watch the video and judge for yourself.

-Bill O’Leary

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