Thursday, July 25, 2013

Bummer: Five years after Al Gore claimed that we have the technology to stop climate change, Al's investment partner John Doerr says that we don't have the technology

Al Gore investment partner ‘panicked’ over green energy; ‘We don’t have the technology’ to cut emissions as needed |
“There are reasons to be optimistic, but I’m still basically panicked,” Doerr said in thinking about energy and climate change.

Science tells us that by 2050 we need to reach 20 percent of today’s carbon emissions and to do that we need to get the developed world to zero percent using technologies such as solar, wind, hydro, and nuclear power. “We don’t have the technology,” he said.
2008: Climate crisis getting short shrift in US president race: Gore
"We have to stop this, and the truth is we can," Gore said. "We have the technology."

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