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December 14, 2018 - Popular Mechanics

We Might Not Have Enough Materials for All the Solar Panels and Wind Turbines We Need

We Might Not Have Enough Materials for All the Solar Panels and Wind Turbines We Need
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If we want to stop climate change, we’ll have to stop pumping out carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In order to do that, we’ll need to replace all the sources of carbon pollution—like fossil fuel plants and combustion vehicles—with clean, renewable alternatives. But there’s a problem: According to a new study, we might not have enough materials to make that happen.

VA: Recycling many electronic devices and and high-tech components may be a possible solution, many of which currently end up in landfill.

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