26 Feb '13, 11am

Renewable Energy Adoption — Not Fast Enough

Solar panel, wind turbine & globe via Shutterstock Here on CleanTechnica , we regularly see article after article trumpeting the advances wind power has made (for example, last year, the rate of installation increased by about 20% ) or praising the huge installation of photovoltaic power in Germany , Italy , or even the Czech Republic ! While Europe may be the clean energy standard that many champion as leading the field, we also see noteworthy advancements in Australia and even in the U.S. Combine these impressive growth statistics with the rapidly advancing technology and lowering costs and it would be a very reasonable question to ask: “Why is it important to pass policies that support Renewable Energy Technologies? Why can’t we simply wait for this exponential growth to take over?” You may hear arguments about global warming and ocean acidification , or maybe even hear...

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