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TEDx: Who will run the world for the next 100 years? / Desmond Wheatley

TEDx: Who will run the world for the next 100 years? / Desmond Wheatley

Who will run the world for the next 100 years? Envision Solar President and CEO Desmond Wheatley argues that it will be whoever has abundant sources of power. That is constructive power, rather than destructive power, which is essential to run the information and technology industries that our world is entirely dependent on. Additionally, Wheatley states that energy equals water. And, with less than 1% of the world’s fresh water available for use, desalination is becoming an increasingly plausible solution. The only problem now is that energy is expensive. But, once cities have the will to switch over to renewables, that will no longer be an issue. Could you imagine San Diego as an net exporter of water? Desmond Wheatley can. 

via Envision Solar
via Envision Solar
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "TEDx: Who will run the world for the next 100 years? / Desmond Wheatley" 18 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/294941/tedx-who-will-run-the-world-for-the-next-100-years-desmond-wheatley/>