The Other I

October 10, 2010

When green isn’t green

Filed under: Environmental Issues,Just Stuff — theotheri @ 4:33 pm

So we cut down the 200 ft blue spruce in front of our house two days ago to provide the sunlight the solar panels we are installing to work efficiently.  It felt like a Faustian choice to begin with, and the pigeons looking for the kidnapped tree made it worse.

Today I read that the toxic fallout of China’s solar panel production boom is producing poisonous waste that is polluting the air, blighting crops and water supplies.



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