Scott Tinker: Can The World Energy Supply Become Fully Sustainable?
As we claim often here at PeakProsperity.com: Energy is everything.
Will our global society be able to transtiton off of its extreme dependence on fossil fuels? And if so, can we do so without too much pain?
Scott Tinker is the Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin, and founder of the non-profit Switch Energy Alliance, which is dedicated to helping humanity address these key questions.
Tinker remains confident a much better future energy-wise is possible; but will require a tremendous shift in behavoir, investment and technological innovation.
In his eyes, society can make the transition. But will it? That's a lot less certain...