As of 2014, 7.7 million people were working in the renewable energy sector globally, an 18% increase over 2013.
“The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must dis-enthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.” –Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), annual message to Congress, Dec. 1, 1862.