27 Feb '18, 11pm

Going Green: The Business Case for Renewable Energy @eesionline

Going Green: The Business Case for Renewable Energy @eesionline

The environmental benefits of expanding renewable energy are clear. Fossil fuels contribute heavily to climate change, which has already begun to have devastating impacts on Earth’s ecosystems. But for many, environmental factors are not persuasive enough to shift the attention away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy: a lot of resources have been invested into fossil fuels, and many assets could end up stranded in a transition to renewable energy. Going green isn't just about protecting the environment, however—it can boost profits and create jobs. In this article, we examine the persuasive economic arguments in favor of adopting renewable energy sources.

Full article: http://www.eesi.org/articles/view/going-green-in-2017-the...

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