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I'm Craig Shields, Editor of http://2GreenEnergy.com, where we explore the technology, economics and politics of clean energy. Additionally, 2GreenEnergy brings you the information, tools, and personal connections you need to expand your clean energy business and investments.
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My book "Renewable Energy - Facts and Fantasies" includes interviews with:
Matthew Simmons, on the idea of "Peak Oil" - the concept that the world's supply of extractable oil is declining
James Woolsey, one of the world's most credible proponents of renewables, making arguments touching on national security, global climate change, and economics
Professor V. Ramanathan of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, generally credited with the discovery of the phenomenon of global warming
George Douglas, spokesperson for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Brian Rutledge, Audubon Wyoming's Executive Director
Carbon War Room CEO Jigar Shah, on the use of laissez-faire capitalism to deal with the problems brought about by our planet's addiction to fossil fuels
Johanna Wald of the Natural Resources Defense Council, whose purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and natural systems
Robin Murphy of the World Resources Institute, which assists leaders in both the private and public sectors in making sound decisions with respect to practices that affect our environment
Dr. Gregory Mitchell, Research Biologist and Senior Lecturer, at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, top researched on of algae as a biofuel
Dr. Amir Mikhail of Clipper Windpower, one of the most visible organizations on Earth in the race to provide solutions that offer utility-scale clean energy
Bruce Allen, consulting physicist, on photovoltaics
Dr. David Mills, cofounder of Ausra, on concentrated solar power and solar thermal energy
Paul Thomsen, spokesperson for Ormat Technologies, whose geothermal power plants are a field-proven, mature commercial product operating worldwide.
Dr. Brian Polagye of the University of Washington, referred to me as "perhaps the world's most senior researcher in hydrokinetics"
Physicist and engineer Wally Rippel, speaking on Cold Fusion
Dr. Michael Kearl, Professor of Sociology at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, on the sociology of driving
Steve Ellis, at Honda, of the most vocal and credible proponents of hydrogen fuel cells
Jay Friedland, spokesperson for Plug-In America and advocacy for electric transportation
Mark Duvall, of The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on electric transportation and its impacts on our power grid
EV advocate Brian Wynne, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association
Rick Sikes, manager of the vehicle fleet for the City of Santa Monica , a municipality that has taken quite a progressive stance with respect to environmental stewardship
Echelon's Steve Nguyen, on using information technology to drive up the energy efficiency of the world's buildings.
Rona Fried, whose website SustainableBusiness.com represents a beacon of activism for clean energy and other sustainable practices
Stephen Lacey of RenewableEnergyWorld.com -- one of the largest websites associated with clean energy
Renewable energy legend Bill Paul, speaking on international corporate finance
Jeff Siegel of Green Chip Stocks, on another viewpoint on picking stocks