An article in New Scientist highlights that there is enough land available in Europe for millions of wind turbines that could satisfy global electricity consumption.
Windfarms on land make up the bulk of Europe’s installed wind power and building far more of them is still seen as key for meeting the EU’s long-term climate targets.
Luckily, there appears to be plenty of room. An international team found 4.9 million square kilometres, or 46 per cent of European land, could accommodate windfarms.
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