High gas prices. Nuclear reactors closed forever. The growth of the electric car industry. Record-breaking temperatures, and Europe’s Dependence on Russian Natural Gas. There has been no shortage in energy-related news stories this summer, and we know that they are not going to go away any time soon.
On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we spoke with Martin J. Pasqualetti, Professor of Geography at Arizona State University and author of The Thread of Energy, and Paul F. Meier, an independent clean fuels consultant and author of The Changing Energy Mix: A Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy, on the need for affordable and clean energy (which is one of the UN’s sustainable development goals), the history of energy in the United States, and the dire implications of not changing our energy habits.
Learn more about Martin J. Pasqualetti and The Thread of Energy here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-thread-of-energy-9780199394807
Learn more about Paul F. Meier and The Changing Energy Mix here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-changing-energy-mix-9780190098391
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