Think making the shift to decarbonize housing is just too expensive?
Think again. A new report makes it clear that clean energy housing is feasible and money is not the problem.
“A new report looks at what it would take for every household to fully decarbonize. Not only is it feasible with technology that exists today, it finds, but the shift could actually save Americans money.
“We’ve been told for a long time that solving climate change is going to cost us a lot of money,” says Alex Laskey, founder and executive chair of Rewiring America, the organization that produced the report. “And there have been some people who would argue—and I was among them—that it’s worth it, because there are going to be a lot of other costs.” But, he says, steep price tags no longer have to be an issue. “The good news from this analysis is that we can solve climate change, we can decarbonize the economy—if we get the financing right, and the regulatory stuff right. We can do it while saving people money rather than costing people money.” “
Here’s how much it would cost to move every home in the U.S. to zero-carbon energy
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