A new study from Harvard University has found that when the entire life-cycle of coal is considered -- extraction, transport, processing, and combustion -- it poses significant public health and environment hazards. Cumulatively, the study estimates these hazards cost the American people roughly US$300 to US$500 billion dollars annually.
We all know that wind energy has been rapidly developing in recent years, especially for the United States. But how far can we go?
Authors of a new study published this week begin to answer our question, indicating an enormous amount of potential wind energy capacity across the globe.