This critique comes on the heels of an Op-Ed by economist Paul Krugman, entitled, "Renewable Energy's Not-So-Bright Side," in which he claims to be "skeptical" about the affordability of "running an all- renewable economy." Zehner agrees, "there's a misconception that once alternative energy technologies get off the ground, they can fly on their own. But alternative energy technologies are better understood as a product of fossil fuels."According to Zehner, if there is a silver bullet to address climate change, it is "to envision a prosperous, yet smaller and less-consuming populace."
Renewable Energy Won't Stop Climate Change According To Truthout Interview With Scholar And Author
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