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As we begin the 21st century, 2 billion people - 1/3 of us on the planet - have no access to electricity for basic needs such as lighting or cooking. Choosing renewables over fossil fuels is also to choose energy security...
  • the total cost of getting renewable energy to the world's poorest is estimated to be less than half of the US$500+ billion that is likely to be invested over the next decade in fossil fuel power stations and infrastructure in poorer countries;


  • fossil fuels, due to their wholesale contribution to global warming, represent an intrinsically insecure energy source regardless of whether they come from Alaska, the Caspian Sea, the Middle East or elsewhere;


  • turning to renewables would mean that countries are able to generate their own indigenous energy supplies, which would be reliable, wherever they were generated.
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