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Predictions become reality

Nuclear_Sebastien Krebs

Or: How the dramas described in “The Energy of Nations” are playing out. by Jeremy Leggett I finished writing the book during the Easter break a year ago. In it, I made predictions about three systemic risks being run by the energy incumbency: 1)      the risk of a shale “surprise” (wherein an incumbency narrative-of-plenty …

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100% renewable energy is only a matter of political will

EU Parliament2_source European Parliament - Audiovisual Unit

Three years after the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Global100RE Ambassadors are highlighting the need to refrain from using hazardous nuclear and fossil energy sources and instead shift towards 100% renewable energy. Ambassadors of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign Bill McKibben, David Suzuki, Hans-Josef Fell, Jeremy Leggett, and Ulrich Kelber call on policy makers …

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Blue Planet Foundation sees Hawaii energy 100% renewable by 2050

Copy Right: University of Hawaii at Manoa, GE, and the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO)

The state’s current goal, established in 2009, requires that 40 percent of electricity sales come from renewable sources by 2030, along with 30 percent coming from efficiency measures, for a total of 70 percent. The governor has said that he hopes to set even higher standards, especially since the state is well on its …

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