Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and Chairman of the Waterkeeper Alliance
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"The United States has far greater domestic energy resources than Iceland or Sweden. We sit atop the second-largest geothermal resources in the world. The American Midwest is the Saudi Arabia of wind. Solar installations across just 19 percent of the most barren desert land in the Southwest could supply nearly all of our nation's electricity needs even if every American owned an electric car...
For a tiny fraction of the projected cost of the Iraq war, we could completely wean the country from carbon."
"Obama's Energy Plan Would Create Green Gold Rush," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 25, 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:
Chief Prosecuting Attorney, Hudson Riverkeeper
Chairman, Waterkeeper Alliance
Professor of Environmental Law and Co-Director of the Environmental Litigtation Clinic, Pace University School of Law
Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
Former Assistant District Attorney, New York, NY
LLM, Environmental Law, Pace University School of Law