27 Sep '11, 4am

Stanford Researchers: 100% Renewable Energy is Possible

The world can be powered by renewable energy in 20-40 years - usingtechnology available right now, says Stanford researcher Mark Jacobson. In a time of catastrophe oil spills, nuclear meltdowns, and waterpoisoned from natural gas fracking, citizens around the world are stillbeing told we must keep using these technologies to fuel our demand forenergy. In the past, any one of these disasters would have been enough to shutthem down and pass laws to move toward clean alternatives, but not these days. We’re already giving out new permits for deep water offshoredrilling and even as Japan reels under a nuclear meltdown, we make plans for new nukes. Contrary to what the fossil fuel and nuclear lobbies would have the world believe – 100% renewable energy is within our reach – all we need is the public will, which unfortunately is in shortsupply today. "Based on our findings, there...

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