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New research shows 139 countries could be entirely powered by wind, water, and the sun by 2050.

This would mean around 24 million long-term jobs, a decrease between four and seven million air pollution-related deaths, a stable energy price, and a likely saving of over US$20 trillion in health and climate costs.

But how?

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

New research shows 139 countries could be entirely powered by wind, water, and the sun by 2050.

This would mean around 24 million long-term jobs, a decrease between four and seven million air pollution-related deaths, a stable energy price, and a likely saving of over US$20 trillion in health and climate costs.

But how?