Moving away from fossil fuels and nuclear power and getting to 80 percent clean energy doesn’t take a miracle.
Getting to 80 Percent Clean Energy, by Ben Brown
What would it take to get to an 80 percent clean energy economy? What if we are surrounded by opportunities for freedom from fossil fuels and nuclear accidents but, like people convinced they are dying in a freezer with no way out, simply pushing the latch would give us a chance at life? We are surrounded by opportunities. A clean, healthy future is freedom that brings life. Continuing to acquiesce to the death trap we are in right now would be hopelessness!
Push open your own personal door to hope, to a cleaner life and a cleaner Earth!
Bill Gates told us six years ago that to solve climate change “we need energy miracles.” He called for spending ten years and billions of research-and-development dollars “inventing and perfecting clean-energy technologies.” Then, after we come up with our miracles, the Gates plan calls for spending ten more years and billions more dollars deploying our miracles.
I disagree with Bill Gates. I agree instead with Joe Romm of Think Progress. Romm disagreed with Bill gates in 2010. Six years later, he has reiterated his disagreement.Read more