Border Wall Covered in Solar Panels

When President Trump said last week that the U.S. would continue to be “the cleanest” country on Earth despite pulling out of the Paris climate accord, building a solar-paneled border wall probably wasn’t what most people had in mind. But, apparently, that could be part of his plan.

Axios reported today that Trump pitched Republican congressional leaders on building a border wall covered in solar panels, and to use the electricity generated to cover the costs.

Trump envisions constructing 40-foot to 50-foot tall barriers, with solar installed all over, so they would be “beautiful structures,” according to three people with direct knowledge of the meeting.

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