Solar Panels Generate Mountains of Waste

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2020
From The Right
OPINION

The problem of solar panel waste is now becoming evident. As environmental journalist Emily Folk admits in Renewable Energy Magazine, “when talking about renewable energy, the topic of waste does not often appear.” She attributes this to the supposed “pressures of climate change” and alleged “urgency to find alternative energy sources,” saying people may thus be hesitant to discuss “possible negative impacts of renewable energy.”

Ms. Folk admits that sustainability requires proper e-waste management. Yet she laments, “Solar presents a particular problem. There is growing evidence that broken panels release...

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https://townhall.com/columnists/dugganflanakin/2020/09/17/solar-panels-generate-mountains-of-waste-n2576390

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