Energy Sprawl

As this post and this article in Nature suggest, going all-out renewable will gobble up some major habitat–if it’s not done right.

There are two money quotes in Amanda Leigh Mascarelli’s excellent Nature piece. The first is from Jimmie Powell, a policy expert at The Nature Conservancy:

If we are to prevent serious, damaging climate change, it will require one of the largest land-use changes in the history of the country.

The second is from conservation biologist Martha Groom:

I’m someone who believes that habitat change is as big a threat to our world today and our society as is climate change.

One Response to “Energy Sprawl”

  1. […] this issue with any rigor. But given the renewable energy boom underway, plus the biofuels craze, this quote from one policy expert is worth pondering: If we are to prevent serious, damaging climate change, […]

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