The Moon Could Meet the World's Energy Needs for the Next 10,000 Years | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Mining the moon to meet our energy needs may sound like the plot from a sci-fi movie, but China is considering doing exactly that. Helium 3 is an extremely valuable isotope that could be used in clean fusion plants to generate energy – and it’s available in vast quantities on the moon. Some scientists say that the moon is so rich in Helium 3 that it could solve the world’s energy problems for at least 10,000 years.

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