Chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection and Former Vice President of the United States
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"Here’s what we can do — now: we can make an immediate and large strategic investment to put people to work replacing 19th-century energy technologies that depend on dangerous and expensive carbon-based fuels with 21st-century technologies that use fuel that is free forever: the sun, the wind and the natural heat of the earth...
What follows is a five-part plan to repower America with a commitment to producing 100 percent of our electricity from carbon-free sources within 10 years."
"The Climate for Change," New York Times, Nov. 9, 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:
Founder and Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Climate Protection
Co-founder and Chairman, Generation Investment Management
Senior Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Chairman, Current TV, 2005-2013
Co-recipient, Nobel Peace Prize, 2007
Board Member, Apple Computer, Inc.
Senior Adviser, Google, Inc.
Visiting Professor, Middle Tennessee State University
Vice President of the United States, 1992-2000
Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 2000
Member, US Senate (D-TN), 1984-1992
Member, US House of Representatives (D-TN) 6th District, 1982-1984
Member, US House of Representatives (D-TN) 4th District, 1976-1982
Journalist, US Army (served in Vietnam), 1969-1971
Attended Vanderbilt Law School, 1974-1976
Attended Vanderbilt University Divinity School, 1971-1972