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Renewables rise above fossil fuels

Fossil fuels have long been considered cheap compared to other energy sources, such as solar or wind. Researchers now show that with easy-to-access fossil fuels running out, the more productive renewables may be approaching and even exceeding oil and gas in net energy generation in many cases.

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Palmer, G. Renewables rise above fossil fuels. Nat Energy 4, 538–539 (2019).

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