Getting Electric Power to the 3rd World

Turimiquire Getting Electric Power to the 3rd World

In this short video, MIT Professor of Energy Dan Nocera makes several interesting points about bringing electric power to the thirdworld using solar energy and fuel cells. His analysis of how much energy will be required by the year 2050 is fascinating.

In it, he asks the question: How can we prevent three billionadditional babies from being born into poverty?  The simple answer:educate poor females.  When you do that, the birth rate drops like arock. 

Thus the extraordinary value of organizations like the Turimiquire Foundation, which I hope readers will put on their Christmas giving list; I know it’s on mine.