If you think, solar is just a fancy thing for rich people, in rich countries, it might come as a surprise that China (!!!) has the biggest installed solar capacity by country 200GW of solar.
India has invested heavily in solar and Japan has overtaken Germany with it’s currently 50GW of solar capacity.
Solar is not minor.
Solar is many many Gigawatts of power.
in the catastrophe of Corona, there is the chance of new treatments via mRNA of such mankind wide plagues as cancer.
imagine a vaccine against cancer, that is exactly what companies that also worked on mRNA vaccines are working on.
in the catastrophe of the Russia on Ukraine war, is the chance of EU but also (!!!) US to FINALLY get rid of dependencies of nations from climate destroying fossil fuels.
why does your home not look like this? (will cut your energy bill in half)
why does your car not look like this? (already?)
all Texas US truck drives have two choices: stop laughing about the Toyota Prius and either power their trucks with hydrogen, or finally agree that smaller, lighter, more fuel efficient cars are the way into the future.
Unless Texas does not want to have a future.
The politics of the West needs create a financial system (banks) that actually works towards this goal by giving 0.1% loans over 30 years on solar and EV vehicles and infrastructure.
Anything else is unaffordably anymore.
Unfortunately: “investors” aka “banks that more or less print money” make crisis (often) even worse, by speculating on increasing oil, wheat and real estate prices and thus drive prices even higher. for short term profits.
The Ukraine war is a energy war – and the West needs to renewably win it fast.
Democracies now have to partner with private companies and proof, they can not only talk but act and answer the problems of this new reality.