The facts are indisputable: climate change is happening now, and we are burning way too much fossil fuels. We know this, and we know we need to change.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), 2015 was a record year for renewable energy! There were more new renewable energy installations in 2015 than there were of conventional fossil fuel projects – this is amazing and according to the IEA, renewable energy power increased by 55%. Apparently, in 2015 China installed two wind turbines every HOUR. Thats incredible, YAY China!
They also predict that prices of solar panels and wind turbines will be 25% cheaper within the next five years. This is very important, as we need renewable energy sources to be accessible to everyone – not just those that can afford it.
This story gave me lots of hope. Especially in a day were the dominating story we hear about is pipelines, tar sands, and oil explorations. Renewable energy is totally awesome, and I can’t wait for the day when were aren’t a society dominated by fossil fuels.
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