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Solar & Alternative Energy

Could renewables supply 40 percent of global power by 2050?

Scientists at a climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, told reporters on Wednesday that some authorities may be downplaying the potential for sources like wind and solar to deliver future power needs.

Peter Lund, a professor of energy systems at the Helsinki University of Technology, said his forecasts for the potential of renewable sources were about double those of the International Energy Agency.

Full story from New York Times Green Tech blog.

Sea rise "to exceed projections" - BBC News.