Inspiration from Around the World

"Germany’s substantial investments in solar energy go back decades, and progress has been building gradually. But it passed a notable benchmark last week when its solar power met almost half of the country’s electricity demand at mid-day on a Saturday, and a third of its needs on a Friday, when industry was cranking full steam. The development broke all records for solar power — at peak output, Germany used 22 gigawatts of solar generated electricity." Info: U. of Wharton, PA

Germany, a model of Solar Energy Production - a visual overview

Bill McKibben on Global Warming:

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math - July 2012
McKibbens Article

William Ernest "Bill" McKibben (born 1960)[1[[|]]] is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global warming. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College.[2[[|]]] In 2010, the Boston Globe called him "probably the nation's leading environmentalist" [3[[|]]] and //Time// magazine described him as "the world's best green journalist." - bio info wikipedia