TED Conversations

Jah Kable

Thinker ready to be unleashed upon the world,

This conversation is closed. Start a new conversation
or join one »

Why are the alternate power sources not being implemented on a world-wide scale? There is a tipping point and we must be close by now!!!

Solar panels
Wind Turbines
Hydro-Elecric

We all see the signs of the world changing. Ice caps disappearing, mega storms, tempature rise, ect.
Yet we are more concerned with royal babies, wars, and profits.
We will have none of that if this planet stops supporting life as we know it.
This is a back burner issue always used for politics but never solved by politics.
Turn the heat up on this, the Earth is!

+1
Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Aug 15 2013: It seems to be a growth of the use of solar panels due to the drop in cost. I am seeing more solar panels being used in remote places and are now being used in suburban and urban areas.
    • thumb
      Aug 16 2013: If everyone had a roof made of solar panels, I'd imagine it would cut power bills and consumption of fossil fuels by at least 20%. That's a good chunk of money staying in our economy.
      • Aug 16 2013: Today many of the solar panels are made in China (see the EU charge of dumping solar panels against China) Newer technology I think will move the manufacturing from China.
        • thumb
          Aug 18 2013: That isn't even what makes them expensive if they are made FOR american companies by chinese workers. If this is the case they should be super cheap but they aren't. Profits will drive us into the dirt until there is nothing left.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.