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Energy – Our Top Problem


“Energy may very well be the single most critical challenge facing humanity in this century.” – Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley

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Solving the Energy Crisis —Our Top Priority

According to the scientists at The Smalley Institute, if abundant, clean energy were available to everyone, the remaining three Top 10 Challenges would be much easier to solve. [READ MORE]

Fossil Fuel-Based Electricity Generation and Global Warming

Over the past 100 hundred years humans have increased their reliance on fossil fuels, releasing more and more carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere. [READ MORE]

Solving the Energy Crisis

By using energy more efficiently, utilizing clean, renewable energy sources, upgrading and expanding our energy infrastructure, and transitioning to low carbon fuel sources, we can solve the energy crisis and reduce global warming. [READ MORE]

Sources for Renewable Energy

We can generate much of  the electricity we need from renewable energy generation technologies like solar thermal, photovoltaics, wind, geothermal and biomass. [READ MORE]