Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"The $50 billion global PV industry is fast approaching a critical juncture in its history. Buoyed by climate change, national security concerns and slowing productivity in traditional, fossil fuel-based power generation, PV has emerged over the last 20 years as an economically and environmentally sustainable source of energy...
As North America prepares to enter the worst recession since the Great Depression, the ability of its economy to survive this financial malaise will be inextricably linked to the development of a dynamic PV industry."
"PV Innovation in North America," www.greentechmedia.com, Dec. 1, 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:
Associate Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Former Adjunct Professor of Energy, Markets, and Innovation, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Former Adjunct Professor of Management, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Founder and President, Prometheus Institute, 2003-present
Former Associate Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affaris, Columbia University
Managing Partner, Atlas Capital Investments
Former Senior Analyst, Steel Partners II
Former Senior Analyst, Holding Capital Group
Former Statistical and Financial Analyst, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
MA, Public Administration, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2006
MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University, 1996
BA, magna cum laude, Finance, Georgia State University, 1992