This is a great article about renewable energy in Germany https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601514/germany-runs-up-against-the-limits-of-renewables/
is interesting to produce so much electricity from renewable hope even more in the future.
I think it will be nice for us to have a longer life. The reason many people do not care about others or our planet is because they believe they will not live long enough to get the pitfalls of their decision. If the life span will be longer they will feel the need to protect our planet not only for others but for themselves as well.
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