It’s 2016, and we are still using mostly the same fuel that we utilized in the Industrial Revolution. We live in the USA, the greatest country in the world! Don't we want to be known as the first country to run on all renewable energy? Renewable saves money and lives. 80% of all Chinese people are exposed to pollution, and air pollution in China kills about 4,000 people every day. One reporter on CNBC said, "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level; every hour of exposure reduced my life expectancy by 20 minutes." The sad thing is, it will take a lot of time and money to get America or even the world
Renewable energy is cheap and clean, “In the last four decades solar panel prices have dropped by 99%, from $74 a watt in 1972 to less than 70 cents a watt in 2014.” Since 1998 to 2014 the prices for solar panels on a typical house have dropped 70%. Solar power can be used to heat, cool and light rooms. According to Ovo Energy “If taken advantage of to its fullest extent, sunlight that beams on the Earth
When I was younger, I went to Atlanta, Georgia, and while there, I noticed that at basically every bus stop or overhang, there were some solar panels on top of them. At the time, I didn't know why they needed so many, but now I realize that the renewable energy has already begun to take effect. It's not just America embracing
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