North American Windpower: Content / FYI / Turner, Pickens Debate Energy, Climate Change At National Press Club Luncheon
Pickens, who chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management, was once skeptical about climate change but said he now believes it to be a real threat. He has major concerns with "what is going into the atmosphere," he told a packed ballroom.
"In 20 years, there will be no fossil fuel," said Turner, who asserted that cars will run on electricity in 20 years. "We need renewable energy for a world without pollution, so kids won't get asthma."