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Blog — Solar’s Bright Future Faces a Cloudy Reality: What About All the Waste?

Rachel A. Meidl

Blog — Solar’s Bright Future Faces a Cloudy Reality: What About All the Waste?.

By Rachel A. Meidl and Mathilde Saada

"With the pressures of climate change and the urgency to incorporate alternative energy resources like wind and solar, the fixation on the purported benefits of energy transition technologies overshadows the glaring reality — an absence of strategy around identifying and quantifying other life cycle externalities, such as waste disposal or environmental impacts," write fellow Rachel Meidl and research assistant Mathilde Saada. Read more on the Baker Institute Blog. 

This post originally appeared in the Forbes blog on January 18, 2022.