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Just 11 years to avert disaster

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1801 (Published 16 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1801

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Solar panels can be put on any surface - buildings, lakes, oceans, deserts - not just fields. Suggesting solar energy is equivalent to deforestation is bizarre. Solar energy is not presented as the sole solution to our eco-disaster. Renewables shold complement conservation of energy and elimination of waste. Please see this article, which is a good starting point to understand how we could fix things if we are prepared to fight the powerful corporations and people like Trump who are determined to carry on with business as usual.

https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/renewables/100-percent-renew...

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12 May 2019
Tim Martin
Reearch nurse
UNITE
London