New NDRC and Google Map Tool to Guide Solar, Wind Placement

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Where should new solar and wind power facilities go? Seems many of the best potential sites, including rugged, windswept regions in the Rocky Mountains to the sun-baked Mojave Desert, contain swathes of land legally set aside as national parks, or support what remains of an endangered species' dwindling habitat, for example. http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=google-guides-solar-sites-2009-04-07

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