30 Sep '11, 1pm

Words from the Wise: Solar Energy: By Julia Herniak Solar energy is not just a novel idea. Brilliant minds aroun...

Solar energy is not just a novel idea. Brilliant minds around the world espouse the idea as an essential way to fuel our society. Great thinkers and movers see the potential in this technology. From inventors to politicians, scientists and poets, people from many different walks of life are saying the same thing. We must develop solar energy systems to bear the brunt of humanities’ energy consumption. For example, Thomas Edison says humanity is “like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel”. Instead of walking into the forest, a growing, renewable resource (when cared for properly), we are tearing down and burning resources we cannot replenish. Humans should be using “Nature’s inexhaustible sources of energy” as he says. As a man deeply entrenched in technology and progression, he speaks out against humans waiting until the final hour to use solar ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2011/09...

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