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Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0262012944

ISBN-13: 9780262012942

Edition: 2009

Authors: Charles Weiss, William B. Bonvillian

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America is addicted to fossil fuels, and the environmental and geopolitical costs are mounting. A federal programon the scale of the Manhattan Project or the Apollo Program to stimulate innovation in energy policy seems essential. In Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution,Charles Weiss and William Bonvillian make the case for just such a program. Their proposal backs measures to stimulate private investment in new technology, including a cap-and-trade system or carbon tax, but augments these with a revamped energy innovation system. It would encourage a broad range of innovations that would give policymakers a variety of technological options over the long implementation period and at…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Charles Weiss is Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. He was the first Science and Technology Adviser to the World Bank.

William B. Bonvillian is Director of the MIT Washington Office and a former senior adviser in the U.S. Senate. He teaches innovation policy on the adjunct faculty at Georgetown.