October 29th, 2020 | by Brad Rouse
The electric system of 2050 will be around 2.5 times the size of the electric system today due to electrification. But electricity is so much more efficient at producing the final “energy services” (heat, motive power, light, etc.) that total energy use will be far lower than it is today.
October 17th, 2020 | by Brad Rouse
The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar a year to around 130 GW a year for the next 30 years. This article goes through the numbers.
September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
This week, the government of Chile holds a final vote on its first carbon taxation scheme, also the first in South [&hellip
December 20th, 2011 | by Nick Bentley
This is a repost from the indomitable Climate Pirate. It’s longish (but peppy…absorbing…nay bewitching), so we begin with a synopsis: [&hellip