Monday, January 24, 2011

100 percent renewable energy is possible by 2030

Posted By on Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 2:37 PM

We. Can. Do. This. So, what are we waiting for?

From DoYourPart.com:

Is it possible for the entire world to convert to renewable energy in just twenty years? New research says it is. A new study published in the journal Energy Policy shows a massive build-out of solar and wind power could provide enough energy to meet worldwide demand.

Read the entire post here.

Further reading: (Commentary) Why invest in old coal plants? -- The Denver Post

Here's Bruce Nilles, of the Sierra Club, talking about why coal plants are past their prime in Dec. 2009:

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Rhiannon "Rhi" Bowman is an independent journalist who contributes snarky commentary on Creative Loafing's CLog blog four days a week in addition to writing for several other local media organizations. To learn more, click the links or follow Rhi on Twitter.

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