A Huge New Energy Boom Is Coming
Renewable Energy Will Grow Massively Across The Globe by 2023, Says IEA Report; A new report points to (slightly) better climate news.
David Grossman, October 9, 2018 (Popular Mechanics)
“…[The good news is that the new IEA report shows New Energy] on pace for rapid expansion [in electrical power, heating, and transportation] across the globe, making up 40% of global energy consumption growth over the next 5 years……China, the United States, India and Japan lead the world in [solar] growth….[and] the European Union, China, the United States and Vietnam are seen as leaders [in wind]…
…[Modern bioenergy is primarily liquid biofuels produced from plants and biogas produced through anaerobic digestion of residues. Some call it] the overlooked giant of the renewable energy field…Its share in the world’s total renewables consumption is about 50% today…[Which is] as much as hydro, wind, solar and all other renewables combined…[It is controversial because some forms] emit more carbon per unit of energy than most fossil fuels…[but it may have a significant impact on air, rail, and ocean] transportation…By the end of 2023, the IEA expects that almost one-third of global transportation will run on renewables…” click here for more