Is 100% Renewable Energy Enough For The World?

Can we power the world with renewable energy alone? Or is it just a pipe dream? The short answer is yes, but it won’t be easy, to say the least. There is an old adage " where there’s a will there’s a way " that pretty much sums up the main barrier to achieving this. A better question might be "will there ever be the will to power the world through renewables alone?". That is a much harder question to answer, let alone to begin to address. If the will, both political and societal, can be achieved then it would, in theory, be possible. Source: Pixabay Necessity is the mother of all invention Whether a global consensus with all human beings on the planet (unlikely) could be achieved or progress is driven by profit motives akin to a new ‘gold rush’, only then it will be possible to build a renewable-only future. But the reality of the world might force us into making this huge overhaul of our current energy-generation mix. As utilitarian as fossil fuels are as a fuel source, they are, by their very nature, finite. Although estimates of fossil fuel reserves tend to be revised every […]

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