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U.S. energy policy must be forward-looking
I asked my German son-in-law how his brother's new home in Hamburg was coming along. He said that the government supports his use of all of the existing modern technologies of geothermal, solar and wind, high efficiency insulation, windows, and appliances to reduce energy costs. Thus, one of the most powerful economies in the world can seamlessly decide to close all nuclear plants within the decade without a ripple from their populace because they have been preparing for the future.
March 13, 2012