30 Sep '12, 6pm

#peakoil Energy transition: We need to do it fast and we’re way behind: No doubt you’ve heard people speak of an...

Perhaps the most important thing that people don’t realize about building a renewable energy infrastructure is that most of the energy for building it will have to come from fossil fuels. Currently, 84 percent of all the energy consumed worldwide is produced using fossil fuels–oil, natural gas and coal. Fossil fuels are therefore providing the lion’s share of power to the factories that make solar cells, wind turbines, geothermal equipment, hydroelectric generators, wave energy converters, and underwater tidal energy turbines. Right now we are producing at or close to the maximum amount of energy we’ve ever produced from fossil fuels. But the emerging plateau in world oil production , concerns about the sustainability of coal production , and questionable claims about natural gas supplies are warnings that fossil fuels may not remain plentiful long enough to underwrite an ...

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