U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's second annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report.
Surface temperatures are heading toward levels that many scientists believe will pose a threat to both the natural world and to human civilization. It is the first time in the modern era of global warming data that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row.
LET IT SNOW: Though it may seem that solar power is ideal for the summer, solar photovoltaic (PV) panels can produce useful power throughout all four seasons. Researchers have shown that #solar can still successfully generate electricity in snowy areas and other harsh environments.