Did you know? The heat in the upper six miles of the earth’s crust contains 50,000 times much as energy as found in all the world’s oil and gas reserves combined. Despite this abundance, only 10,500 megawatts of geothermal generating capacity have been harnessed worldwide. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 5 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Check out EPI's Director of Research, Janet Larsen, on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann. They discuss the World Bank's warning of a 7 degree temperature rise by 2100 and other climate change issues. Watch the first twelve minutes to see the full interview.