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Toward a New Power Platform: 10 Steps

Posted by Reed Hundt

Dec 17, 2013 2:06:59 PM

Zero_Hour_Reed_HundtThis is the last in a series of blog posts adapted from the new book “Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform,” by Reed E. Hundt, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Board Member of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. Read all the posts here.

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  1. Hurry Up, It's Time.  Technological change is making clean energy solutions ever cheaper and easier to adopt. The urgency of abating greenhouse gas emissions means that new financing, backed by taxpayers, should support these technological solutions right now. The United States should lead the way to the new power platform.

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Toward a New Power Platform: No More Doom and Gloom

Posted by Reed Hundt

Dec 10, 2013 1:45:22 PM

Zero_Hour_Reed_HundtThis is the fourth of five blog posts adapted from the new book “Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform,” by Reed E. Hundt, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Board Member of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. Read all the posts here.

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For the new power platform to leap from status quo-bound impossibility to consumer-driven inevitability, as the communications platform did, we need to avoid imposing the costs of transition on the wrong people, and present the future as it is: an opportunity, not a sacrifice.  No more doom and gloom.

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Toward a New Power Platform: Making Consumers King

Posted by Reed Hundt

Dec 3, 2013 9:03:59 AM

Zero_Hour_Reed_HundtThis is the third of five blog posts adapted from the new book “Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform,” by Reed E. Hundt, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Board Member of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. Read all the posts here.

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Toward a New Power Platform: Why We Can Move Quickly

Posted by Reed Hundt

Nov 26, 2013 3:13:00 PM

Zero_Hour_Reed_HundtThis is the second of five blog posts adapted from the new book “Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform,” by Reed E. Hundt, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Board Member of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. Read all the posts here. Buy the book: Amazon | Google | KoboBarnes and Noble | EbookMall

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Toward a New Power Platform: Lessons from Telecom

Posted by Reed Hundt

Nov 19, 2013 2:19:00 PM

Zero_Hour_Reed_HundtThis is the first of five blog posts adapted from the upcoming book “Zero Hour: Time to Build the Clean Power Platform,” by Reed E. Hundt, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Board Member of the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. 

 

Modern life rests on two electromagnetic wave platforms: knowledge and power. The former comprises the mobile and Internet networks that have circumnavigated the globe and changed social and economic life, mostly for the better and absolutely forever, in just two decades. The latter consists of the electricity and transportation systems that produce the air pollutants which in the next two decades will destroy the global environment – unless the power platform changes as quickly and totally as the knowledge platform has done.

 

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