23 Apr '12, 3pm

Warning: Trees May Cause Shade!

Warning: Trees May Cause Shade!

It's an issue we have covered for years: the question of whether trees should be cut down to keep solar panels in sunlight. Now we learn from a submission received over the transom that there is a new environmental movement to stop shade, and ensure that every photon of precious sunlight reaches those solar panels on the roof. The artists of this little bit of agitprop remix are "a bit tired of all the earnest Earth Day news out there" and wanted to have a little fun. After all, lots of people speak for the trees, but nobody speaks for the poor and suffering photovoltaic industry these days. © Shanonymous An anonymous collective of solar organizations today declared a nationwide war on trees. In a faxed manifesto, the collective pointed to the shade-inducing qualities of trees, making such incendiary statements as, “trees: not nearly as majestic as they seem” and “a dead t...

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