There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really better than fossil fuels and nuclear power?
Replacing fossil fuel power with variable wind and solar power means that more energy storage and power transmission capabilities are necessary. Despite this, we find large climate benefits and a range of other pollution benefits of switching to renewables.
Do you remember episode 1, where I promised to answer the question: how to feed people without causing environmental destruction and depleting the world’s Phosphorus stocks?
Let me take you back to high school chemistry. Do you remember this? It probably brings back bad memories of crushed dreams upon the realization that chemistry wasn’t about making goo and blowing stuff up and was instead about balancing impossible equations, terrifying exams and dull lab experiments. Now back