Last updated on: 5/1/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Kenneth P. Green, D.Env Biography

Title:
Senior Director of the Centre for Natural Resources at the Fraser Institute
Position:
Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“The renewable energy industry simply does not have the capacity – at least not yet – to power large swathes of our fossil fuel–driven economy.”

“Obama’s ‘Green Jobs’ Plan Will Not Work,” The American magazine, Nov. 7, 2008

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 Director, Centre for Natural Resources, Fraser Institute
  • Former Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
  • Executive Director, Environmental Literacy Council, 2005-2006
  • Chief Scientist and Director, Centre for Studies in Risk, Regulation, and Environment, Fraser Institute, 2002-2005
  • Chief Scientist and Director of Environmental Program, Reason Foundation, 1994-2002
  • Environmental program analyst/writer, Hughes Aircraft Company corporate office, 1990-1994
  • Member, California Departmental Transportation Advisory Committee, 1996-2001
  • Expert reviewer, United Nations IPCC, Climate Change 2001, Working Group 1
  • Member, California REACH Commission, 1996-1999
Education:
  • D.Env (Doctor of Environmental Science and Engineering), Environmental Science and Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1994
  • MS, Molecular Genetics, San Diego State University, 1988
  • BS, Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Will Alternative Energy Development Create More Jobs?