18 Jun '12, 6pm

How to get to 100 percent renewables globally by 2050 Step one: #endfossilfuelsubsidies.

How to get to 100 percent renewables globally by 2050 Step one: #endfossilfuelsubsidies.

There are many reasons to move to a sustainable energy system: fossil fuel supplies getting tighter, easy oil increasingly having to be replaced by uneasy oil, accelerating climate change. And most indications are that we’ll have to go there as soon as possible. But is it possible? And when? At Ecofys, we’ve been working for 25 years on our mission: “a sustainable energy supply for everyone.” Two years ago, we figured it was about time to bring all our experts together to find out whether that really makes sense. Excited by our first findings, we found WWF willing to commission an in-depth study. And since today, the word is out! Or actually, 250 pages of it, in what’s now called “The Energy Report .” And the good news is: it’s possible indeed, by 2050. We started out by charting expected developments (population, economy) in 10 world regions. Global tempering of consumpti...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/2011-02-03-how-to-get-to-100-per...

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on subsidies at #Rioplus20:

on subsidies at #Rioplus20:

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