The Great Disconnect on Energy Policy

Kearney, Chris
October 2010
Energy Daily;10/18/2010, Issue 198, p4
The article reflects on a disconnect between discussion of energy policy and the clear energy requirements of the 21st century economy. In the author's view, renewable energy must be part of the energy mix to meet the rising energy consumption in emerging countries as well as reduce emissions. He calls for an emphasis on abundant energy sources which can provide significant carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction. He cites nuclear energy and coal as examples of such energy sources.


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