HBR Webinar - The new energy economy
Renowned Harvard Professor Michael McElroy discusses our energy future.
Global demand for energy continues to grow. Yet the current sources of energy are not adequate or sustainable. Big questions loom:
• How can the U.S. transition to a new energy economy that includes a wide range of energy options—from fossil fuels, wind, sun, and biomass to nuclear power and other emerging technologies?
• What opportunities must be identified and pursued by policymakers to make the shift? By businesses? By consumers?
• What must change to build a new energy supply chain that fuels the future?
On October 11, 2011, Harvard professor Michael McElroy responded these questions and many more as he explores the energy economy of the future and the dynamic new energy supply chain.
Michael McElroy is a professor of Environmental Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and former director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment. He studies the public policy challenges and alternative energy strategies for economies around the world.
This webinar is part of the Energy Opportunities series of webinars and debates managed by CNBC and Harvard Business Review.
You will gain a richer understanding of what it will take to transition to more sustainable energy sources, how it might be accomplished, and what the implications are for your business.
This webinar took place on Tuesday October 11th.
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