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FA C T O R FA N TA S Y ?
100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050
John Farrell
Director of Democratic Energy, Institute for Local Sel...
I T ’ S P O S S I B L E
• Jacobson state by state studies
Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts
I T ’ S P O S S I B L E *
• Jacobson state by state studies
Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts
* L I K E LY
U N D E R...
F O R E V E RY S TAT E
Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts
W I T H A F E W C H A N G E S I N D I R E C T I O N
Credit: mark notari via Flickr
• Electrify everything
• transportation, heating/cooling, and industry
1 . E L E C T R I F Y E V E RY T H I N G
Credit: Ke...
2 . R E D U C E U S E
39.3%
Compared to business-as-usual
X X X
X
X X
3 . W I N D - WAT E R - S O L A R O N LY
2020
2025
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2050
after
for new
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5 YEARS…
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IN JUST
10 YEARS…
All	
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ports	
  
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buses	
  
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IN JUST
15 YEARS…
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All	
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IN JUST
20 YEARS…
All	
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All	
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  light-­‐duty	
  
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IN JUST
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The recommendations —
indeed, all 28 — would require
coordinated action from
Congress, federal agencies,
state legislature...
1 0 0 % W O R T H I T
Saves average person
$260 per year
Adds 2 million, 40-year
construction and
operations jobs
Saves $6...
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Can the U.S. have a 100% renewable energy economy by 2050? This short presentation by ILSR's Director of Democratic Energy John Farrell summarizes Stanford professor Mark Jacobson's landmark study of the possibility, annotated by David Roberts at Vox.

The answer? It is possible, but only with an unprecedented coordination of local, state, and federal government to lay the groundwork.

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  1. 1. FA C T O R FA N TA S Y ? 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050 John Farrell Director of Democratic Energy, Institute for Local Self-Reliance August 27, 2015 An illustration of a Vox article by David Roberts http://bit.ly/100pctRE
  2. 2. I T ’ S P O S S I B L E • Jacobson state by state studies Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts
  3. 3. I T ’ S P O S S I B L E * • Jacobson state by state studies Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts * L I K E LY U N D E R E S T I M AT E S D I S T R I B U T E D G E N E R AT I O N
  4. 4. F O R E V E RY S TAT E Source: Mark Jacobson via David Roberts
  5. 5. W I T H A F E W C H A N G E S I N D I R E C T I O N Credit: mark notari via Flickr
  6. 6. • Electrify everything • transportation, heating/cooling, and industry 1 . E L E C T R I F Y E V E RY T H I N G Credit: Ken Bosma via Flickr
  7. 7. 2 . R E D U C E U S E 39.3% Compared to business-as-usual
  8. 8. X X X X X X 3 . W I N D - WAT E R - S O L A R O N LY 2020 2025 2030 015 2050 after for new power plants
  9. 9. 2015 2020 IN JUST 5 YEARS… Heating,  drying,  and   cooking  in  the  residential   and  commercial  sectors Credit: Mark Jacobson, via David Roberts ELECTRIFICATION TIMELINE TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050
  10. 10. 2015 20252020 IN JUST 10 YEARS… All  new  ships  and   ports   All  new  trains  and   buses   Heating,  drying,  and   cooking  in  the  residential   and  commercial  sectors All  new  heavy  duty  trucks   Credit: Mark Jacobson, via David Roberts ELECTRIFICATION TIMELINE TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050
  11. 11. All  new  light-­‐duty   vehicles   2015 203020252020 IN JUST 15 YEARS… All  new  ships  and   ports   All  new  trains  and   buses   Heating,  drying,  and   cooking  in  the  residential   and  commercial  sectors All  new  heavy  duty  trucks   Credit: Mark Jacobson, via David Roberts All  new  small  marine   vessels   ELECTRIFICATION TIMELINE TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050
  12. 12. All  new  light-­‐duty   vehicles   2015 203020252020 IN JUST 20 YEARS… All  new  ships  and   ports   All  new  trains  and   buses   All  new  small,  short-­‐ range  planes 2035 Heating,  drying,  and   cooking  in  the  residential   and  commercial  sectors All  new  heavy  duty  trucks   Credit: Mark Jacobson, via David Roberts All  new  small  marine   vessels   ELECTRIFICATION TIMELINE TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050
  13. 13. All  new  light-­‐duty   vehicles   2015 203020252020 IN JUST 25 YEARS… All  new  ships  and   ports   All  new  trains  and   buses   All  new  small,  short-­‐ range  planes 2035 2040 Heating,  drying,  and   cooking  in  the  residential   and  commercial  sectors All  new  heavy  duty  trucks   All  new  long-­‐haul   aircraft Credit: Mark Jacobson, via David Roberts All  new  small  marine   vessels   ELECTRIFICATION TIMELINE TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE BY 2050
  14. 14. The recommendations — indeed, all 28 — would require coordinated action from Congress, federal agencies, state legislatures, and local officials. Together, they represent an unprecedented level of government activism, a skein of incentives, mandates, standards, and laws unmatched in U.S. history. A B I G L I F T
  15. 15. 1 0 0 % W O R T H I T Saves average person $260 per year Adds 2 million, 40-year construction and operations jobs Saves $600 billion in health-related costs 100% Renewable Credit: Anssi Koskinen via Flickr
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Can the U.S. have a 100% renewable energy economy by 2050? This short presentation by ILSR's Director of Democratic Energy John Farrell summarizes Stanford professor Mark Jacobson's landmark study of the possibility, annotated by David Roberts at Vox. The answer? It is possible, but only with an unprecedented coordination of local, state, and federal government to lay the groundwork.

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