happens without energy.
The Sun supplies the energy that powers all life on Earth.
The oil, gas and coal that power human activity are in reality Solar Energy that was captured and stored millions of years ago, just as plants today continue to capture and store it.
But the supply of these fossil fuels is finite. For example, in the last century, humans have consumed nearly half of all of the oil that will ever be produced. Consider this in the context of 5000 years of human history.
The burning of fossil fuels degrades our environment. Approach any major city and observe the brown haze that engulfs it. We are even managing to change the climate of the Earth itself.
The hidden costs are immense, including tax breaks for fossil fuel companies, increased health costs, the long-term costs of climate change, and the cost of military presence in the Persian Gulf.
It is clear that human society must eventually be powered by the Renewable Energy sources, Solar and its derivatives. Why not make the switch sooner rather than later?
Join the members of the Texas Solar Energy Society in defining the future!
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