Help protect rural land.
Destroying rural-agricultural land for solar is not green.
harming the environment
all across the USA.
Forests cover about 30 percent of the planet's land mass, but humans are cutting them down, clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale.
Read Full Article from National Geographic here
Solar belongs on rooftops, near highways, commercial, industrial-zoned land, marginal or contaminated areas, not on rural-agricultural land.
It’s an intriguing premise: what if we could reduce the severity of global climate change by planting hundreds of billions of trees to remove excess carbon from our atmosphere?
Read Full Article from NASA here
We really don’t recognize how fragile our agriculture system is. Today it’s under stress.
Utility-scale solar energy facilities are increasing the pressure on farming by taking land out of production needed to maintain a delicate economy of scale, viability, and profitability. At some stage the system will start to break down, but the question is when the decline reaches a point of no return.
Dr. Ron Heiniger (Professor and Crop Scientist)
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Citizens For Responsible Solar promotes the preservation of green space, cropland for our food, protecting our waterways from contamination and promoting reforestation.
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The destruction of land on a mass-scale for solar is not green.