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Solar Panel Rustlers And Recyling Is Rubbish

by | 25th, September 2008

THE SOLAR PANEL RUSTLERS are a-comin’:

Solar power, with its promise of emissions-free renewable energy, boasts a growing number of fans. Some of them, it turns out, are thieves. Just ask Glenda Hoffman, whose fury has not abated since 16 solar panels vanished from her roof in this sun-baked town in three separate burglaries in May, sometimes as she slept. She is ready if the criminals turn up again.

“I have a shotgun right next to the bed and a .22 under my pillow,” Ms. Hoffman said.

Those warmists can be violent. Is that a solar-powered gun?

Police departments in California — the biggest market for solar power, with more than 33,000 installations — are seeing a rash of such burglaries, though nobody compiles overall statistics.

In other global warming news, it’s the middle calsses wot dunnit:

According to the researchers, people who regularly recycle rubbish and save energy at home are also the most likely to take frequent long-haul flights abroad. The carbon emissions from such flights can swamp the green savings made at home, the researchers claim.

Maybe they can get ther stuff from man in the pub and we can all be happy?

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