Like other environmental extremist groups, CBD frequently files lawsuits to delay implementation of policies they don’t like. Had they succeeded here, CBD would have gained countless new opportunities to file such lawsuits by increasing the bureaucratic morass, thus locking up species management and the land those species may or may not actually inhabit for additional years or even…

Solar and wind farms also need 100 times the land area of fossil fuel-generated electricity, and these resulting changes in land use can have a devastating effect on biodiversity. The effects of bioenergy on biodiversity are worse, and the increased…