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The time is right to act on #climatechange. The solar industry is ready to power America with clean renewable energy.

The time is right to act on #climatechange. The solar industry is ready to power America with clean renewable energy.

Many scientists now agree that climate change is caused by an increase of greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions in the atmosphere. The ghg emissions in the United States come from a variety of different economic sectors, with the most prominent sectors being the electric power industry (33%), followed by transportation (28%), then industry (20%), and commercial and residential combined (11%).[1] While there may be not be one technology that can reduce all U.S. ghg emissions to zero, solar technologies come close. Solar energy is a solution to climate change and can significantly reduce emissions in each of these sectors. Related Resources Letter SEIA Response letter to the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change February 2013 Report Residential Photovoltaic Energy Systems in California: The Effect on Home Sales Prices (2011) Electric Sector More than a third of U.S. ghg emissions ...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/policy/environment/climate-change

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