Solar farms on Long Island

You must choose a topic to write an opinion piece to a major newspaper. The purpose of your writing would be to convince the public to adopt a stance on an environmental issue of local or global importance. You are using a news outlet to express your opinion and share your understanding of environmental biology with those who do not have the same course experience as you. You must:
A) Express an opinion on a current issue
B) Provide scientific reasoning for your opinion
C) Support the scientific reasoning with cited research
D) Write a long enough piece to convince your audience
E) Write a piece short enough that a newspaper might realistically print your letter in the opinion section.