In a nutshell, I describe our PV solar installation (photovoltaic) to friends and family as being “good for the planet” because it is “renewable energy generation with a zero carbon footprint.
We all know that human civilisation is depleting the planet of natural resources (fossil fuels and minerals) and in doing so is dangerously polluting the atmosphere with greenhouse gases causing climate warming. Governments around the world are aware of the problems this will cause and the potential breakdown of business, as usual, .
It is, therefore, our duty as informed citizens to help mitigate effects. Individually, we can do only a little, but if many people contribute to the total impact will be significant. (more…)