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Think We Need More Solar To Replace Coal?

In 2009, Dr. Richard Perez, an atmospheric scientist specializing in solar energy at the University of Albany, in New York, compared the world’s annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources.

Solar vs coal and gas

One of Perez’s sun facts: The world’s available solar energy exceeds its energy consumption by a factor of 1,200.

(h/t Sierra Club)

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