Dave Elliott US presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal climate and social action plan for “100% renewables” for power and transport by 2030 in the US is pretty breathtaking. It also calls for a fully decarbonized US economy by 2050 at the latest, an even larger challenge. A radical plan, given that, at present, renewables only supply around 18% of US power. Can it be done? And what will it all cost?
Physics World 25th Sept 2019 read more »