EPA: Sunlight is Harmful To Plants

Yup, you heard that right, the EPA posted this tidbit of ignorance on Twitter…

EPA twitThe link they provided for more information no longer appears to work. As Michelle Malkin noted, probably due to the effects of global warming.

Without getting too sciencey, the fact is, solar radiation does create ozone at high altitude and it’s a darn good thing for plants that it does because ozone blocks shortwave ultraviolet rays that would certainly destroy all plant life and probably humans too.

Science bitchBut all that might be way over the EPA’s pointy little heads, so Twitter user Stef Harris posted this handy infographic and advised the EPA to find a 3rd grader to explain it to them…

photosynthHat tip: Tammy Bruce

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