The former president’s claims shine a clear light on the misinformation now flowing between conservative fossil-fuel aligned groups, right-wing media and GOP lawmakers.
Windmills, whales and birds, oh my! Former President Donald Trump went on a peculiar and unfounded rant about how offshore wind poses a threat to wildfire. And it’s not the first time he’s made that claim.
"The 'SNL' skits will write themselves," one person quipped on social media.
The Wisconsin Republican cited an "earlier report" from Fox News to make a claim that swims in misinformation.
A wildlife scientist said it seemed that "something else is going on that we just don’t know."
One scientist suggested the yacht-damaging fad might be “leapfrogging” from a southern killer whale population.
The scientist spurred a worldwide environmental conservation movement with his discovery that whales sang.
The male and female humpback whales were spotted the same day in different places, and their deaths did not appear related, NOAA said.
An orca group broke the rudder and pierced the hull of a boat near southern Spain, adding to dozens of similar incidents this year.
Experts say the phenomenon may have started after a female killer whale had a traumatic encounter with a vessel at sea.