Last updated on: 9/22/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Peter Montague, PhD Biography

Title:
Executive Director of the Environmental Research Foundation
Position:
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“The ideal solution [to global climate change] would be to stop making waste CO2 by phasing out fossil fuels and getting our energy from solar power in all its forms (direct sunlight, wind, and hydro dams). We know how to do this today…”

“Carbon Sequestration: What’s the Point?,” www.blogs.discovery.com, Dec. 1, 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:
  • Executive Director of the Environmental Research Foundation
  • Editor, Rachel’s Environment Health News
  • Member, New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance
  • Senior Research Analyst, Toxics Reduction Campaign, Greenpeace USA, 1991
  • Manager of Distributed Computing, Office of Computing and Information Technology, Princeton University, 1983-1990
  • Project Administrator, Hazardous Waste Research Program, School of Engineering/Applied Science, Princeton University, 1980-1983
  • Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, 1971-1979
Education:
  • PhD, American Studies, University of New Mexico, 1971
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Technology Be Developed?