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Energy Realities for the Third Millennium

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  • Harrison H. Schmitt

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Complexity, controversy, and timidity continue to rule considerations of energy policy for the United States. This combination of impediments has guaranteed the continuing absence of a rational and comprehensive policy reconciling energy, environmental, economic, and security issues. A pragmatic set of energy milestones for America to achieve by the end of the first quarter of the next century can be easily defined: • The last coal-fired power plant and the first environmentally benign fusion power plant would have been built. • The first commercial assembly plant for hydrogen-fueled automobiles would have reached full production along with the creation of the necessary hydrogen fuel infrastructure throughout the country. • Clean, safe, and efficient transportation systems would have fully replaced the automobile in the core areas of the ten largest cities. • The first total conversion of a southwestern suburb to solar heating and cooling, solar electric house power, and solar electric cars would have been completed.

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  • Harrison H. Schmitt, 1989. "Energy Realities for the Third Millennium," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4), pages 1-1.
  • Handle: RePEc:aen:journl:1989v10-04-a01
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