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How Much Will it Cost to Save Our Economy’s Foundation?

March 22nd, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

Our natural systems are the foundation of our economy. We can roughly estimate how much it will cost to reforest the earth, protect topsoil, restore rangelands and fisheries, stabilize water tables, and protect biological diversity.


Global Wind Power Climbs to New Record in 2011

March 14th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption



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