America's energy "problem"
| Frank M. Currie
"...there's not an 'energy problem'. There's more energy readily available to us than we could use over many foreseeable futures. The Sun's got something like 5 billion good years left in it while things like oil
UPDATE 14 march 04
have, arguably, fifty. Maybe coal will go for another 100-200 years. No, there's no energy problem - there's a will problem. We - collectively - and in spite of entrenched traditional views and interests, need to choose to get and use energy more responsibly. We don't need to live in third world villages to have a clean planet."
| Asserting that use of so-called "alternative" energy sources are not pie-in-the sky, the Taipei Times reports about General Electric's buy out of bankrupted AstroPower
corporation's assets and debt, may be a harbinger of profits down the road for this resource | This purchase has not been the first solar power resources for GE, which follows in the steps of another petrol giant BP
, which has been promoting solar energy development more agressively for some years now |
My question is, when do these beheomoths plan on sharing their wealth by making it available to consumers at affordable prices?