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

Jan Willem Storm van Leeuwen, MSc Biography

Title:
Senior Scientist at Ceedata Consultancy
Position:
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“The sole energy systems having no influence on the climate are based on solar energy like photovoltaics, biomass and wind. The potential of these really sustainable systems is many times the present world energy demand.”

“A Nuclear Power Primer,” www.opendemocracy.net, July 6, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Scientist, Ceedata Consultants
  • Chemistry course developer, Open University at Heerlen (Netherlands)
  • Member, Dutch Association of the Club of Rome
  • International expert reviewer, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report (AR4)
  • Former Senior Consultant, Centre for Energy Conservation and Sustainable Technology, 1981-1982
  • Former high school physics teacher
  • Former reactor assistant, Atoms at Work, Utrecht (Netherlands), 1966
Education:
  • MSc, Physical Chemistry, Technical University Eindhoven (Netherlands), 1971
  • BS, Physics, University of Utrecht (Netherlands)
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Expanding Nuclear Energy Production Necessary to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions?