“The Good News About Coal” by Lester R. Brown:
“Closing coal plants in the United States may be much easier than it appears. If the efficiency level of the other 49 states were raised to that of New York, the most energy-efficient state, the energy saved would be sufficient to close 80 percent of the country’s coal-fired power plants. The remaining plants could be shut down by turning to wind, solar, and geothermal energy. ”
A few great sentences to start your morning.
Read more here.
– Lydia Avila, Conservation Organizer