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Jah Kable

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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!

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  • Sep 9 2013: The cost of ANYTHING is a direct measure of the resources that must go into producing it. If renewable resources are more expensive than nonrenewable then that means they probably take more out of the environment than nonrenewable. As a result, they may cause more pollution not less. This is true of Ethanol for example. It takes more fossil fuel to produce Ethanol in the current manner than it does to just use the fuel directly.

    One must also realize that, even with current cheap fossil fuels, most people in the world spend a very large portion of their income on food. I've heard that many spend as much as 90% of their money on food. If we do not bring down the cost of renewables to at least match fossil fuels then there will be a lot more hungry people out there. Hungry people are violent people. Just look at Egypt, LIbya, and Syria, it is the cost of food that has lead to their recent troubles.
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      Sep 9 2013: Yes, hungry people are violent which raises the question? Why is food so expensive in the first place?

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