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The Big Pay Off of Investing in Nuclear Energy

February 22nd, 2011

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This piece was originally posted on The Huffington Post.

In the midst of talk about government shutdowns and budget showdowns, it seems like there is not any room for bipartisan agreement in the Nation’s Capital. One of the all too rare glimmers of hope comes from reviving America’s nuclear energy industry. President Obama supports it. So do Republican leaders, Senator Mitch McConnell and Speaker John Boehner. The question is how we get there.

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A Carbon Price is a Bet America Needs to Make

May 26th, 2010

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This piece was originally posted on Huffington Post.

China today is driven by one number: eight. That’s the annual percentage growth in GDP China needs to lift the more than one-third of its population still mired in poverty into the middle class. That’s 600 million people in a country of 1.3 billion.

And how does China plan to do this?

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The Global Green Energy Race

March 2nd, 2010

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This piece was originally published in Forbes.

In the new decade, who is going to take the gold in the global clean energy market? Is America even in the running?

The answer is that the U.S. is behind in clean energy, but it’s certainly not out of it. The nature of American ingenuity, its market system, and the fact that it’s the best place to start a business means that even if it’s lagging, that can be turned around quickly.

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