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An example of how a hidden agenda becomes obvious: IEA projections of growth of solar photovoltaic output each year

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I saw that via Kevin Drum’s good post, which includes the graph below, in which the solid line is what has transpired in the past and the dotted line is what the IEA figures the future will be:

Drum comments:

That looks…odd, doesn’t it? Solar PV has grown at a pretty fast clip over the past decade, but the IEA assumes the growth rate will suddenly level out starting this year and then start to decline. And this is their optimistic scenario that takes into account pledges made in Paris.

Read the whole thing.



Written by LeisureGuy

22 May 2017 at 10:13 am

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