The following is not a made up story from The Onion. An actual American town voted against rezoning a section of land so that it could be used to build a new solar farm in the area, for fear – among other things – that the solar farms will soak up the sun, making photosynthesis impossible. Other claims from Woodland residents included cancer-related questions and worries that the town’s young population might abandon the city.
The town had previously accepted three similar projects, and one solar farm is currently being assembled. More →