INFOGRAPHIC: How short-term energy is killing our planet
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Fossil fuels currently drive around 90% of energy production levels. Latest figures suggest that our most plentiful resource, coal, has a maximum lifespan of 250 years, with oil and natural gas due to deplete much quicker. The processes in which we a
Earth has an abundance of a different kind of energy, the natural kind – energy which won’t run out, pollute or destroy habitats – from the strength of wind, the intensity of the sun and the powers of the sea. Renewable energy sources are proven to be an efficient means of meeting global demands, yet short term goals of producing energy fast and at the lowest price are still taking priority. This infographic by Solar Wow outlines how our dependence on fossil fuels is putting the long term future of our planet in jeopardy.
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