Everything’s going to be just fine

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Really, we can all relax.

We already have all the Renewable Energy technologies we need to power the whole world without a single molecule of carbon dioxide being pumped into the warming sky.

The wildcat growth in clean energy is exploding out of the record books, and we can reach and easily surpass our tough greenhouse targets, all by 2030.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-20029784-54.html

http://www.fastcompany.com/1721388/study-100-renewable-energy-for-world-in-40-years-yes-only-our-doubts-in-the-way

The catch ? We do need to convince a number of key energy players to shift gear, and that may take a little effort and time.

There are also changes that can be useful demand-side as well as supply-side :-

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20037-efficiency-could-cut-world-energy-use-over-70-per-cent.html

We can do it if we adopt Engineering Development Goals :-

http://www.imeche.org/knowledge/themes/environment/Population

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