The White House now has working solar panels for the first time since the Carter administration. http://t.co/OK16xZLJvM
— Mashable (@mashable) https://twitter.com/mashable/statu...https://twitter.com/mashable/statu... 9, 2014
It becomes increasingly sad that the issue of responsible energy use and the implementation of alternative energy sources have become so sullied by political polarization. In 1981, Ronald Reagan ordered the solar panels Jimmy Carter had installed at the White House removed probably because he believed they projected the optics of a country in crisis having to limp around on hippie forms of power for its survival.