Last updated on: 3/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Clean Edge Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“We stand at a unique crossroads in history: the transition from polluting, resourceconstrained, fossil-based energy systems to those built on sustainable, renewable,
resource-efficient systems…

Reaching carbon-free prosperity will not be easy, but as we point out in this report, creating a vibrant and expanding clean-tech industry is an environmental, geopolitical,
and economic imperative.”

“Carbon Free Prosperity 2025,” www.cleanedge.com, Oct. 2008

Description:

“Clean Edge is a leading research and publishing firm… Founded in 2000 by high-tech and sustainable-business pioneers Ron Pernick and Joel Makower, the firm tracks and analyzes clean-tech markets, trends, and opportunities through its network of partners and affiliates. Clean Edge, with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and Portland Oregon, offers unparalleled insight and intelligence on the emerging clean-tech economy.”

“About Us,” www.cleanedge.com (accessed Jan. 27, 2009)

Mission:

“[H]elping companies, investors, and governments understand and profit from clean technologies.”

“About Us,” www.cleanedge.com (accessed Jan. 27, 2009)

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