TITLE

It's time to plug into renewable power

AUTHOR(S)
Simms, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/3/2004, Vol. 183 Issue 2454, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the battle against two of the greatest problems of age, global poverty and climate change, governments, financial institutions and agencies are standing centre stage and looking left and right while the solution — renewable energy — sits quietly right behind them. Fossil fuels account for four-fifths of the global energy supply, renewables just over 13 per cent. The International Energy Agency, an intergovernmental body within the OECD, looking forward to 2030, predicts a future in which energy use continues to grow inexorably, fossil fuels continue to dominate the energy mix and developing countries fast approach OECD countries as the largest consumers of commercial energy.
ACCESSION #
13729493

 

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