FastCo Exist: The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

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In a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. That’s the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to Paris to strike a climate deal. “These are basically plans showing it’s technically and economically feasible to change the energy infrastructure of all of these… Read more »

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Miami New Times: Here’s What It Would Take For Florida to Run on 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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By Jessica Weiss; Original story here Think oil and gas drilling and nuclear power plants are only way to power South Florida’s economy? Think again.A group of Stanford scholars say they’ve proven that it is “technically and economically feasible” to run Florida’s economy 100 percent on renewable energy. And they’ve already done all the hard work… Read more »

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Vox: Here’s what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy

in 100%, 50 State Visions, Mark Jacobson, Press, Science, Solar Power, Wind Power

By David Roberts; Original story here It is technically and economically feasible to run the US economy entirely on renewable energy, and to do so by 2050. That is the conclusion of a new study in the journal Energy & Environmental Science, authored by Stanford scholar Mark Z. Jacobson and nine colleagues. Jacobson is well-known… Read more »