Can we afford renewable energy?

A new report has just been released that’s calling for a “moonshot” effort around renewable energy. The Global Apollo Programme seeks funding in line with that of the 1960’s Apollo Program which put the first man on the moon.

The report asks countries to commit at least 0.02% of their GDP to this effort. I’ve come across multiple articles on this, but those that I read didn’t attempt to put the ask in context. Let’s give it a whirl… (more…)