John Mathews: "Renewable Energy and the Real Clash of Civilizations" | "3e" | Energy - Ecology - Economy |

Which civilization will win and which will lose — the one based on fossil fuels or the one based on renewables?


It may be difficult to see through all the smog currently engulfing Beijing and other Chinese cities, but there is a green energy revolution taking place in China. The Chinese push for green technologies — which stands in stark contrast to the dithering U.S. approach — is good news if we have any hope of decarbonizing our industrial civilization.