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posted by Cactus on Friday February 28 2014, @03:31AM   Printer-friendly
from the breaking-wind dept.

Fluffeh writes:

"At the recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford, spoke in a session on renewable energy.

Jacobson was invited to speak at the conference because he has developed a roadmap to convert the entire U.S. to renewable energy using primarily wind, water, and solar generated energy. His detailed analysis includes looking at costs and benefits on a per-state basis, including the obvious benefits to human health from reduced pollution. One of his slides showed a very unexpected benefit, however: taming of destructive hurricanes with the help of offshore wind farms.

Jakobson's study, co-authored by Cristina L. Archer and Willett Kempton, has been published in Nature Climate Change (full text available here)."

 
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  • (Score: 1) by hash14 on Friday February 28 2014, @06:37AM

    by hash14 (1102) on Friday February 28 2014, @06:37AM (#8326)

    I'm guessing Canada. It's Canada, right?

  • (Score: -1) by Anonymous Coward on Friday February 28 2014, @06:45AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday February 28 2014, @06:45AM (#8331)

    I thought it was Mexico!

  • (Score: 0) by ls671 on Friday February 28 2014, @08:07AM

    by ls671 (891) Subscriber Badge on Friday February 28 2014, @08:07AM (#8368) Homepage

    Nope it is the country with most people. Maybe it is transformed into neodymium by Earth natural cycle from human feces. ;-)

     

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