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SUN – The 4.5 billion-year-old star at the center of our solar system has cooled and shriveled into a white dwarf despite receiving over $1 billion in loan guarantees from the United States Department of Energy.
The failure of the sun marks another disappointing outcome in a series of ill-fated solar energy investments by the federal government and one which is likely to have adverse long-term consequences for the billions of people who have relied on the sun for warmth and food.
President Barack Obama remarked Wednesday,
The failure of one G2V-class celestial body does not spell the end of green energy for the United States.
Much promise remains for the green economy. We must look ahead to a new dawn– er, a new day…