Why do we need to switch to renewable sources of energy in the mountains of western North Carolina? Aside from the obvious, there's also the fact that energy production requires that we deplete our water supply to feed unsustainable production mechanisms. Watch this excellent data visualization from the wizards at Elumenati studios here in Asheville to learn about how our water resources are divvied up:
If you haven't taken a look at my Asheville City Council campaign website, please do. I need your support to protect western North Carolina's water resources and to expedite our shift from a carbon economy to a sustainable one.