02 Apr '17, 10pm

In a water constrained world, #solar and #wind are the clear choice:

Extracting and burning fossil fuels to produce electricity releases carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping greenhouse gases, as well as local air pollutants. It also yields a lot of waste: Two-thirds of the energy in fossil fuels is lost – vented as heat – at most power plants in the United States. The so-called “waste heat” is a byproduct of generating the energy, part of the thermodynamic process. The typical power plant burns three units of fuel to generate just one unit of electricity. Renewable sources, such as wind and solar, burn no fuel and release no greenhouse gases. They are far more effective at converting energy into electricity, keeping waste minimal, while saving money. The price of large-scale solar (the kind you see in huge arrays in the desert) has fallen 85 percent in the last seven years, and electricity from wind is already cheaper than coal and gas in...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/card/6-ways-cut-big-waste-our-energy-...

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