|2015 — 'Meanwhile, perceptions about alt energy and reliance on fossil fuels are distorted. Green energy -- the best of all alternatives -- continues to make welcome advances. But they pale when compared to energy currently derived from fossil fuels. When will the energy balance tip? When will global use of green energy exceed fossil fuel use? One day. But at the rate of current progress, not soon.'|
Fossil fuel expansion crushes renewables
'Focusing on just the positive renewable energy news feels to me like cherry-picking climate hope. It's tempting, for sure, but can distract from what actually determines our climate fate: how much fossil fuel we burn. And by that measure we are still heading ever further from safety while our time to turn around is running out.'