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Renewable energy use not reducing fossil energy use by same amount

March 23rd, 2012 by University of Oregon

Technology alone won’t help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In the paper, Do alternative energy sources displace fossil fuels? published in the journal Nature Climate Change, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy […]