Humanity is grasping for solutions to the causes and consequences of climate change. And yet a solution is visible to us all the time, every day. You see it every time you look out of your window in the morning, when you go to the beach, or take a walk.
For the one in ten people who live beyond the reach of the electricity grid, solar energy offers the promise of a better life, now. For those of us who participate in the fossil fuel economy, solar energy offers a way to create a balanced and healthy world for everyone today and for future generations. Here’s why solar is critical to our future:
Despite these benefits, solar provides just 3% of our power. It is projected that solar can meet 70% of the world’s energy needs by 2040. Getting there will require political will, behavior change, a collective effort… and you.