Influential groups and vested interests from the incumbent fossil and nuclear industries are claiming to be realists. They accuse climate scientists as well as activist groups and NGOs of only pursuing unrealistic dreams.
They also put forward and reiterate the view that ambitious climate action is too expensive, and energy systems based fully on renewable energy would be inherently unreliable. Renewable energy is framed as too pricy and simply not capable of delivering secure services for growing worldwide energy demands.
This vision is increasingly dismantled as a pure myth by recent scientific findings that are supported by the fast cost digression of energy technologies such as Wind, Solar-PV and battery systems. Read More
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