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The Green Bubble by Per Wimmer

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CHAPTER 9:

THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION

What should we do? Here we are, denouncing the waste of public money on renewable energy, but what is the alternative? How can we keep the lights on and the air clean enough to make it worth keeping the lights on? My starting point is not climate change itself but how governments have responded to the idea that our actions are affecting global temperatures. They are attempting to reduce carbon emissions through their energy policy choices. What I am questioning is whether they are the right policies. Will they meet their self-declared aim of lowering emissions while also delivering the three most important things we require from our energy: security, sustainability, and affordability? Sustainability and affordability ...

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