Song: DJ Shadow "Building Steam with a Grain of Salt"
...[In] The most cost-effective of our net-zero scenarios, [wind] spans an area that is equal to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee put together. And the solar farms are an area the size of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
So these are big, big areas.
The answer, of course, is Nukes Nukes Nukes! And carbon capture, which will require even more electricity.
|More useful to dream of donuts than a pastoral sustainable future.|