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Published on May 18th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Offshore Wind Could Power the World (MAP)

May 18th, 2012 by  


 
Of course, the political practicality of using all the coastline in the map below for offshore wind power is a limiting factor, but it would certainly be better than oil spills and global warming swallowing our coastal cities (where more than half the world’s population now live), wouldn’t it?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we powered at least a significant portion of the world with the offshore wind power potential depicted in this map:

Source: LAGI (via a kind reader) 
 


 


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