I'm thinking of a saying- When in wonder, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout!
80% of life forms that have appeared on earth are extinct. It's rather egotistical that we think we might survive for future centuries. There are those who advocate negative population growth. However, that would be an economic disaster as many economies are built on consumer activity. Just watch advertising on TV- you gotta have this latest _______! Fill in the blank.
Wind turbines are under study as changing migration patterns of birds. Also, they are finding dead raptors at the base of the windmills. I saw windmills in CA and AZ. IMHO, they are ugly, with a capital UG, in such a beautiful setting.
Life is like water-skiing; if you slow down, you go down.