25 Oct '13, 7am

Three reasons why Germany is backing renewables 'At All Costs'

The beauty of renewable energy sources - added to the fact that they are cean, renewable, decentralised, is that they force us to become energy-responsible. the age of cheap, wasteful, irresponsible use of energy is over. The age of huge gas.guzzling glitzy cars and huge air-condtioned mansions and malls and long empty flights around the world is over, and thank god. We have been behaving like young teenagers in our collective use of energy... I would venture to say that close to 50% of the energy we produce - in rich developed countries - is wasted in the production (gas flaring, for example: how dumb can you get?) distrbution, and wastefu consumer habits, Germany - and other European countries have accepted the fact that energy use requires responsibility. Why is it that our energy "needs" must grow year after year if the population doesn´t change much? Who said that tha...

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