What If…

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I’ve had this one on my list for a long time. Finally got around to making the video (text and images with credits below it):

What if…

  • the way we produced electricity… caused cancer?
Woman cancer patient via Shutterstock
Child cancer patient losing hair via Shutterstock
Cancer medical scan via Shutterstock

What if…

  • the way we produced electricity… caused asthma?
Coal miner via AveLardo/flickr
Child with asthma via Shutterstock
Pennsylvania coal mine via wallyg/flickr

What if…

  • the way we produced electricity… killed millions of people?
Graveyard via Shutterstock
Coal smokestack via Shutterstock

What if…

  • the true price of electricity was over 5 times what we pay on our electric bill?
See: Full Cost of Coal $500 Billion/Year in U.S., Harvard Study Finds

What if we had solutions?…

Solar panel, wind turbine & globe via Shutterstock

What if…

  • we could produce truly cheap electricity from the wind…
Wind turbines on farm via Shutterstock
  • and the sun?
Solar panels with cloud reflections via Shutterstock

What if…

  • we priced electricity right?
Solar panel installation via Shutterstock
Solar panel, wind turbine & globe via Shutterstock

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