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 »
By Leila Connors–Tree Media; Original story here We don’t need fossil fuels anymore. Many would argue that the reason we can’t stop burning fossil fuels and address climate change is that our modern civilization can’t continue without them. The notion that we depend on fossil fuels is a myth; and it’s a myth that must… Read more »
By Molly Miller; Original story here Like many Americans, the chief economist at the Heritage Foundation, Stephen Moore, recently made his way to the summer blockbuster film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. As he reflected on the film in the National Review Online, he was struck by the role energy played in the… Read more »
Can you imagine why David Letterman, late night talk show host extraordinaire would want to interview to a scientist? Because even comedians know that right now we need to start discussing the solution: Renewable Energy. Mark Jacobson joins Dave on Late night to discuss his 100% renewable energy plan for New York. Watch the full… Read more »
Scientist to Policymakers: Clean Energy Could Fuel New York by 2050 ‘No need for any type of fossil fuel,’ says lead author of new report. Wind, water and sunlight could supply all New York state’s power. Read more.
At the 2012 Nantucket Project ideas festival, Mark Ruffalo took the stage along with professor Mark Jacobson and banker Marco Krapels – his partners in a campaign to make the cultural and economic case for ending our dependence on fossil fuels and switching to alternative energy sources like wind and solar. See the full presentation here.
Mark A. Ruffalo, Marco Krapels and Mark Z. Jacobson: give a presentation at Google: How to Power the World with Wind, Water and Sunlight. See the complete video on YouTube.