The Biggest Untold Economic Story of Our Time Here is the truth that the powerful Dirty Energy public relations machine doesnat want you to know: the ascent of solar energy is upon us. Solar-generated electricity has risen exponentially in the last few years and employment in the solar industry has doubled since 2009. Meanwhile, electricity from coal has declined to pre-World War II levels as the fossil fuel industry continues to shed jobs. Danny Kennedy systematically refutes the lies spread by solaras opponentsathat it is expensive, inefficient, and unreliable; that it is kept alive only by subsidies; that it canat be scaled; and many other untruths. He shows that we need a rooftop revolution to break the entrenched power of the coal, oil, nuclear, and gas industries Solar energy can create more jobs, return our nation to prosperity, and ensure the sustainability and safety of our planet. Now is the time to move away from the dangerous energy sources of the past and unleash the amazing potential of the sun.One local kid found nuggets the size of his thumbnails and used one to buy a Toyota Land Cruiser in the nearest town, hundreds of kilometers away, though he had no idea how to drive. He ended up driving it off a road and killing himself.
|Publisher||:||Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 2012-09-03|