Low-wattage thinking

Monbiot, George
September 2006
New Scientist;9/30/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 2571, p24
This article presents the author's comments on the feasibility of small-scale renewable power schemes for stopping global warming. To prevent further rise in global temperature, developed countries must reduce their carbon emissions by 90% by 2030. In seeking to work out how this might be done, the author found that techniques for renewable micro-generation such as micro wind turbine or micro solar power, have been grossly over-hyped.


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