Vice Admiral (Ret.) and Director of the Idaho National Laboratory
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"Realistically, we as a nation have no silver bullets that in the near- or mid-term can replace nuclear power as a reliable, 24/7 producer of massive amounts of cost-effective and carbon-emission-free baseload electric power and process heat for industrial processes to displace burning of natural gas and oil."
Statement, US House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology hearing “Opportunities and Challenges for Nuclear Power,” www.science.house.gov, Apr. 23, 2008
Experts Individuals with PhDs, heads of government, members of state or federal legislative bodies, and individuals with graduate degrees and significant post-graduate involvement in alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Director, Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
President, Battelle Energy Alliance
Former Commander, US Naval Submarine Forces
Recipient, Stockdale Award, US Navy
Recipient, David Lloyd Awards for Leadership and Excellence, US Navy
MA, International Relations, Johns Hopkins University