Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"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
Experts 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
MSc, Physical Chemistry, Technical University Eindhoven (Netherlands), 1971