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Solar farms a 'blight on the landscape'? Research shows they can benefit wildlife


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Liz Truss, the new U.K. prime minister, isn't a fan of solar farms. In 2014, when she was environment secretary, she described rows of panels arranged in a field to capture energy from the sun as a "blight on the landscape." Eight years later, as a candidate for the 2022 Conservative Party leadership election, she said they were a threat to U.K. food supplies. Now her government seems intent on banning new solar farms by redefining some of the most promising sites for building them as prime farmland.

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