[Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts of general interest. Today's guest post is from Sarah Smith. Editor's note: as the link below notes. biomass is a topic of genuine controversy.]
The world’s appetite for electricity grows bigger every day, and the global oil supply and reservoirs that provide hydroelectric power are beginning to show the strain. And while decreasing energy resources would be reason enough to look into types of renewable energy, there’s also the fact that many of the ways we currently generate electricity are harmful to our planet.