Last updated on: 9/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

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"Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 42 (17.4%) 120 (49.8%) 36 (14.9%) 43 (17.8%)
II. Organization 16 (10.2%) 84 (53.5%) 12 (7.6%) 45 (28.7%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Position
Amin, Adnan Z., MPhil Pro
Bossel, Ulf, PhD Pro
Brown, Lester, MS, MPA Pro
Brune, Michael Pro
Caldicott, Helen, MBBS Pro
Cohen, Bernard L., DSc Pro
Crea, Dominic Pro
Crosby, Alfred W., PhD Pro
Diesendorf, Mark, PhD Pro
Doer, Gary Pro
Dorn, Jonathan G., PhD Pro
Farrell, John, MPP Pro
Gore, Al, Jr. Pro
Grandia, Kevin Pro
Guinness, Edward, MA Pro
Hansen, James E., PhD Pro
Heinberg, Richard, MA Pro
Kennedy, Jr., Robert F., LLM Pro
Klare, Michael, PhD Pro
Kovarik, Bill, PhD Pro
Krugman, Paul, PhD Pro
Laherrère, Jean H. Pro
Makhijani, Arjun, PhD Pro
Mann, Michael E., PhD Pro
Montague, Peter, PhD Pro
Moore, Patrick, PhD Pro
Morris, David, PhD Pro
Mulvaney, Dustin, PhD Pro
Nader, Ralph, LLB Pro
Paine, Christopher Pro
Perlin, John Pro
Randall, Tom, MIA, MS Pro
Reynolds, Warren D., PhD Pro
Rifkin, Jeremy Pro
Righter, Robert W., PhD Pro
Romm, Joseph, PhD Pro
Scheer, Hermann, PhD Pro
Schiffman, Richard Pro
Shapouri, Hosein, PhD Pro
Storm van Leeuwen, Jan Willem, MSc Pro
Young, Martha Pro
Zweibel, Ken Pro
- Not Clearly Pro or Con -
Individuals Position
Abraham, David, MA NC
Aitken, Donald W., PhD NC
Akaka, Daniel Kahikina, ME NC
Al-Naimi, Ali I., MS NC
Baker, Dean, PhD NC
Barr, Bob, JD NC
Beinecke, Frances, MA NC
Biello, David NC
Black, Brian, PhD NC
Boxer, Barbara NC
Bradford, Travis, MBA NC
Bush, George W., MBA NC
Byrd, Robert C., JD NC
Carter, Jimmy NC
Chameides, William L., PhD NC
Chu, Steven, PhD NC
Cook, Linda NC
Cooke, Ronald R. NC
Culberson, John, JD NC
Darley, Julian, MSc NC
Deffeyes, Kenneth S., PhD NC
Deutch, John, PhD NC
Dorfman, Jeffrey, PhD NC
Ebell, Myron, MSc NC
Everley, Steve NC
Feder, Barnaby J., JD NC
Frank, Charles, PhD NC
Furchtgott-Roth, Diana, MPhil NC
Furr, Nathan, MBA, PhD NC
Gholz, Eugene, PhD NC
Gingrich, Newt, PhD NC
Goldemberg, José, PhD NC
Gordon, Kate, JD, MCP NC
Greene, Nathanael, MS NC
Gronlund, Lisbeth D., PhD NC
Grossenbacher, John J. NC
Guey-Lee, Louise NC
Halkema, J.A., MSEE NC
Hannegan, Bryan J., PhD NC
Hayden, Howard C., PhD NC
Hayes, Robin NC
Heaps, Toby NC
Hefner, III, Robert A. NC
Hill, Jason, PhD NC
Hoeven, John, MBA NC
Hoffa, James P., LLB NC
Holt-Giménez, Eric, PhD NC
Hoy, Calvin, PhD NC
Inhofe, James M. NC
Isakson, Johnny NC
Jackson, Lisa, MS NC
Jones, Van, JD NC
Kendall, Gary, PhD NC
Kerry, John, JD NC
Kjose, Amy NC
Koronowski, Ryan, MS NC
Korosec, Kirsten, MS NC
Kubiszewski, Ida, PhD NC
Lehr, Jay, PhD NC
Lieberman, Ben, JD NC
Lochbaum, David NC
Lodge, Tony NC
Loris, Nicolas D. NC
Lovelock, James, PhD NC
Lovins, Amory, MA NC
Lyman, Edwin, PhD NC
Lynch, Michael, SM NC
MacKenzie, Jim, PhD NC
Manchin, Joe NC
Mangano, Joseph J., MPH, MBA NC
Mason, James NC
McClendon, Aubrey K. NC
Meserve, Richard, PhD, JD NC
Monbiot, George NC
Moniz, Ernest J., PhD NC
Morici, Peter, PhD NC
Moulton, David, JD NC
Munk, Bernard E., PhD NC
Mytelka, Lynn, PhD NC
Negin, Elliott, MS NC
Nikolaou, John W. NC
Nogee, Alan NC
O'Grady, Mary Anastasia, MBA NC
Obama, Barack, JD NC
Olson, Mary NC
Patterson, Jeffrey, DO NC
Pelosi, Nancy NC
Peridas, George, PhD NC
Perrot, Radhika, MS NC
Pershing, Jonathan, PhD NC
Pickens, T. Boone NC
Pietrangelo, Tony, MBA NC
Podesta, John, JD NC
Press, Daryl G., PhD NC
Redford, Robert NC
Riccio, Jim, JD NC
Russell, Irma S., JD NC
Sachs, Jeffrey, PhD NC
Salazar, Ken, JD NC
Sanders, Bernie NC
Schafer, Ed, MBA NC
Schatz, Brian NC
Schneider, David NC
Scroggs, Justin, JD, MS NC
Seip, Norman NC
Simmons, Matthew, MBA NC
Singer, S. Fred, PhD NC
Smil, Vaclav, PhD NC
Stavins, Robert N., PhD NC
Steiner, Achim, MA NC
Sterzinger, George NC
Taylor, James, JD NC
Thorning, Margo, PhD NC
Tilman, David, PhD NC
van Staden, Rian NC
von Braun, Joachim, PhD NC
Weiss, Daniel J., MPP NC
Whitehead, John, PhD NC
Williams, James C., PhD NC
Wirth, Timothy E., PhD NC
- Con -
Individuals Position
Barber, David B., MS Con
Best, Clive, PhD Con
Bilbray, Brian P. Con
Bodman, Samuel, ScD Con
Bradley, Robert L., Jr., PhD Con
Bryce, Robert Con
Burnett, H. Sterling, PhD Con
Campbell, Colin J., PhD Con
Cavaney, Red Con
Chesser, Paul Con
Considine, Timothy J., PhD Con
Driessen, Paul K., JD Con
Green, Kenneth P., D.Env Con
Helman, Christopher, MS, MA Con
Hertel, Nolan E., PhD Con
Hirsch, Robert L., PhD Con
Hofmeister, John D., MA Con
Hutton, John Con
Jum'ah, Abdallah S. Con
Kraft, Michael E., PhD Con
Lacey, James, PhD Con
Lyman, Robert Con
Michaels, Robert J., PhD Con
Murphy, Robert P., PhD Con
Patzek, Tad W., PhD Con
Perry, Mark J., PhD, MBA Con
Pimentel, David, PhD Con
Pyle, Thomas J. Con
Santa-Barbara, Jack, PhD Con
Tagliaferre, Lew Con
Taylor, Jerry Con
Weinstein, Bernard L., PhD Con
West, J. Robinson, JD Con
Wirth, Clifford J., PhD Con
Wolfram, Gary, PhD Con
Youngquist, Walter, PhD Con
- None Found -
Individuals Position
Beasley Jr., J. Barnie ?
Cada, Glenn F., PhD ?
Chandler, Alfred D., Jr., PhD ?
Chen, Lidian ?
da Silva, Luiz Inácio Lula ?
Daly, Michael C., PhD ?
Engelder, Terry, PhD ?
Fthenakis, Vasilis M., PhD ?
Goren-Inbar, Naama, PhD ?
Howarth, Robert W., PhD ?
Ingraffea, Anthony, PhD ?
Jarraud, Michel ?
Kenny, Robyn, MA ?
Keohane, Nathaniel O., PhD ?
Knier, Gil ?
Kray, Marilyn C. ?
Lackner, Klaus S., PhD ?
Lautenbacher, Conrad C., PhD ?
Layton, Julia, MFA ?
Lazear, Edward P., PhD ?
Lomborg, Bjorn, PhD ?
Lowitz, Melissa, MA ?
Malone, Laurence J., PhD ?
McCally, Michael, PhD, MD ?
Melosi, Martin V., PhD ?
Mumford, Lewis ?
Nelson, Erik, PhD ?
Nenn, Cheryl, MS ?
Olson, Carol ?
Paldor, Nathan, PhD ?
Rendleman, C. Matthew, PhD ?
Reynolds, Alan ?
Roosevelt, Margot ?
Ropeik, David ?
Schoenbrod, David, LLB ?
Searchinger, Timothy, PhD ?
Senauer, Benjamin, PhD ?
Soon, Willie, PhD ?
Stewart, Richard B., LLB ?
Suszkiw, Jan ?
Wang, Michael, PhD ?
Wilson, Edward O., PhD ?
Worthington, Barry K. ?
II. Organization
- Not Clearly Pro or Con -
Organizations Position
American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity NC
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers NC
American Petroleum Institute (API) NC
American Rivers NC
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) NC
American Solar Energy Society (ASES) NC
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) NC
Apollo Alliance NC
Argonne National Laboratory NC
Blue Green Alliance NC
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) NC
Calgary Herald NC
California Energy Commission NC
California Public Utilities Commission NC
Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) NC
Center for American Progress NC
Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASE) NC
Climal.com NC
Committee on Science and Technology of the United States House of Representatives NC
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) NC
Congressional Research Service (CRS) NC
Consumer Energy Council of America NC
Council on Foreign Relations NC
Democratic Governors Association (DGA) NC
Deutsche Bank NC
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) NC
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NC
European Renewable Energy Council NC
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) NC
Geothermal Education Office NC
Gerstein Agne NC
Government Accountability Office (GAO) NC
Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) NC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) NC
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) NC
International Energy Agency (IEA) NC
International Forum on Globalization NC
International Rivers NC
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory NC
Los Angeles Times NC
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs NC
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative NC
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel NC
National Audubon Society NC
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) NC
National Hydropower Association NC
National Petroleum Council NC
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) NC
National Research Council NC
Natural Resources Defense Council NC
Nebraska Wind and Solar NC
New York Times NC
Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) NC
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NSEA) NC
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) NC
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) NC
Pacific Biodiesel NC
Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) NC
Post Carbon Institute NC
Renewable Energy Policy Project (REEP) NC
Renewable Fuels Association NC
Rocky Mountain Institute NC
San Diego Union-Tribune NC
Sandia National Laboratories NC
Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) NC
Sierra Club NC
Southwest Farm Press NC
SUNRGI NC
Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI) NC
Taxpayers Protection Alliance NC
TransCanada Corporation NC
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research NC
United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP) NC
United States Department of Energy (DOE) NC
United States Geological Survey (USGS) NC
US Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy NC
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) NC
US Department of the Interior NC
US House Committee on Natural Resources (Majority) NC
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) NC
Washington Post NC
Windows to the Universe NC
Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University NC
World Bank NC
- None Found -
Organizations Position
American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) ?
American Geological Institute (AGI) ?
Arizona Mining Association ?
Bloomberg ?
California Fuel Cell Partnership ?
CleanTechnica ?
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) ?
Endecon Engineering ?
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council ?
Federation of American Scientists (FAS) ?
Gallup ?
Golden Gate Audubon Society ?
Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) ?
Investor's Business Daily ?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ?
National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) ?
National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) ?
National Corn Growers Association ?
National Fuel Cell Research Center ?
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ?
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ?
National Public Radio (NPR) ?
NOW ?
Overdomain LLC ?
Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) ?
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press ?
Planet Green ?
Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) at the University of Maryland ?
ProPublica ?
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) ?
Reflective Energies ?
Reuters ?
Scientific American ?
Smithsonian National Museum of American History ?
Southface ?
Suburban Emergency Management Project (SEMP) ?
The Guardian ?
The Heartland Institute ?
TIME Magazine ?
UK Renewable Fuels Agency ?
United States Conference of Mayors ?
University of Utah Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ?
US Department of State ?
US Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation ?
WorldPublicOpinion.org ?