The integration of information, clean energy, and energy storage technology is the future. To see what lies ahead, social media is a useful guide.
he evolution and impact of social media can provide us with a great roadmap for the future trajectory of sustainability-driven business models. Up until now, the lack of small scale energy production technologies meant that consumers had to rely on fossil-fuel based, large scale production and distribution systems. With solar, wind, geothermal, and other technologies becoming affordable and scalable, that is now changing. Add to that the instant availability of information and online learning networks, and the nexus of social media and sustainability can lay the foundation for an explosion of innovation and rapid progress on economic and ecological challenges.
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