An Unsettling Look At the Economic Reality of 2050

Interesting Engineering | May 4, 2021 at 12:45 AM
  • Welcome to the second installment in the “Life in 2050” series!
  • Much of this will be the result of digital technology and the access it ensures becoming more widespread, to the point where every nation and person in the world can get online.
  • Solar will occupy the most significant share of renewable sources, accounting for 38% of all electrical generation, while wind will grow to 34%, hydro will reach 27%, and biomass and other fuels will account for the remainder.