Renewable energy + powerdown

Here is a short article from the Post-carbon Institute concerning the controversy about whehter renewable energy can replace fossil fuels. ‘Powerdown’ is the term used to capture the idea of lowerng demand for energy by means of simplifying and localising its consumption. Without a steep decrease in demand, there is little chance of achieving clean energy worldwide if consumption levels remain as today or continue to grow with GDP and expanding human populations.

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