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2016: The year solar panels became cheaper than fossil fuels

2016: The year solar panels became cheaper than fossil fuels

Ruth Milka – | News Report

The U.S. added about 125 solar panels every minute in 2016. This is double the pace of 2015.

It’s finally happened. The renewable energy future has arrived. Installing new solar panels is cheaper than a comparable investment in coal, natural gas, or other options.

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), installing new solar panels is cheaper than a comparable investment in coal, natural gas, or other options. Solar and wind is now the same price or cheaper than fossil fuels in more than 30 countries.   Continue reading

The breakthrough in renewable energy – Documentary

Documentary: The breakthrough in renewable energy (vpro Backlight)

Published on May 5, 2016 – It’s not in the papers but a silent revolution is moving across the world. Renewable energy is becoming cheaper than energy from fossil fuels. It means that progressively the choice for wind and solar energy is no longer an ethical one but an economic one. And this will speed up the transfer to renewable energy.

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week – By Rosaliene Bacchus

From the Rosaliene Bacchus blog website

Three Worlds One Vision

University students demand fossil free investments

University students demand fossil-free investments
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Fossil Free USA: #whoseside

On April 9th, 48 students launched a sit-in at Yale University to demand their administration divest from fossil fuels, and [in the] evening 19 were arrested for refusing to leave the building. Students asked their administration to pick a side: the people or the fossil fuel industry wrecking our climate.
~ Katie McChesney & the Go Fossil Free Team

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