Way too technical for me, but this analysis of crazy-cheap solar power that’s only getting cheaper, much faster than anyone expected, is a nice breeze of positive news amidst, well, everything else.

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Storage would seem to be the limiting factor on how effectively solar can replace fossil fuels, but someone will surely solve that problem, and even if not it’s still a big win.

The future is bright. Maybe even bright enough to keep climate change under control.

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(No, I’m not that optimistic, but maybe.)

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Photo: NASA

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