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How renewables can lead to prosperity and jobs

Monday 22 Sep 14 2:00pm

By PAUL BROWN.- A new handbook shows how forward-looking communities around the world are already moving away from reliance on fossil fuels and generating their own power with 100 per cent renewables − while also becoming more prosperous and creating jobs.

The report, How to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy, was released at the weekend, ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York tomorrow, when UN Secretary-genera, Ban Ki-Moon, will call on world leaders to make new commitments to cut fossil fuel use.

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