TITLE

Behind the Greens : Economics and Energy Expert Paul W. MacAvoy

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Jason D.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Our Planet: Weekly Newsletter of E Magazine;3/12/2010, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with economist Paul W. MacAvoy, who had served as a board member of the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corp. (SFC). He tells about the original goals of SFC. He also tells about the government policy on carbon sequestering technologies that aim for near "zero emissions" from coal-fired power plants. He also discusses future of the energy industry in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
48658944

 

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