Renewables are the future

Pertinent Problems

As long as nations are dependent upon other nations to provide energy, their energy security will always be under threat. Only through using renewables can nations ensure their own energy security. Energy security can be defined as the association between national security, and the availability of natural resources for energy consumption. Energy security is not just the availability of an energy resource, it is a nation’s access to that resource. Much energy comes from countries whose political systems are unstable, (e.g. The Sudan and South Sudan) and could pose a threat to their customers, by not just cutting of an energy supply, but also militarily.

The 20th century was the century of fossil fuels, crude oil, coal, and gas; however, the supplies of such fuels are now exhausted. Extraction of fossil fuels is both economically and environmentally expensive. So why do we persist in the usage of…

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