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Show Notes

This Week's Reason for Hope

In 2023, only 14% of new electricity generation capacity in U.S. is forecast to come from fossil fuels

Developers planning to add nearly 55 GW of new capacity, or enough to power for roughly 18-26 Million US homes

If all forecast solar projects come online (29 GW), it will more than double the previous record for solar capacity added in a single year


U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis

Electricity use in homes - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Main Topic

According to think tank IEP, climate change could displace as many as 1.2 billion people by 2050

Buildings represent 39% of global carbon emissions

  • 28% - operations
  • 11% - construction


Ecological-Threat-Register-Press-Release-27.08-FINAL.pdf (

How to build smart, zero carbon buildings | World Economic Forum (