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Renewable Energy Reaching a Positive Tipping Point

History will judge 2006 as the start of a major paradigm shift for the world's energy infrastructure, according to a leading environmental thinker.

Speaking on RenewableEnergyAccess.com's Inside Renewable Energy podcast, Worldwatch Institute President Christopher Flavin said, "While much more needs to be done, I think we will look back and say, 'this was the moment.'" Flavin said the tipping point toward renewable energy is forming now. The growing momentum will soon force the political realm and the business sector to change one another, drastically transforming the energy economy. Want to hear more of what Flavin had to say? Check out this week's episode of Inside Renewable Energy. Also in the podcast: Saving money on your winter heating bills.

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