It appears that the world’s second-largest economy and biggest climate offender is on the verge of an energy shift…
Source: China’s Green Revolution Arrives, Spiegel Online
If it seems far-fetched to imagine millions of Americans becoming mini energy producers, just look at Germany, where 51 percent of the country’s clean energy production is owned by individuals or farmers, while major utilities control just 6.5 percent of it.
A short paragraph from a recent New York Times article, ‘Crowdfunding Clean Energy’.
(Photo source: Inc.com)
My plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet – because climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future. And in this election, you can do something about it.
US President Barack Obama, in his 2012 nomination acceptance speech tonight at the Democratic National Convention.
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