Energy Policy/ Alternative Energy Sources


Peter Hoffmann
* Editor, The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Letter
* Author, Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet (MIT Press, 2001)
* Albany, New York

Lester Brown
* Author, Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth (W.W. Norton, 2001)
* President, Earth Policy Institute
* Washington, DC

Dave Buchko
* Product Communications Director
* BMW North America
* Westwood, New Jersey

The President has said that the war against terrorism will be a long, drawn-out one. He's also said that our energy policy is a national security issue. With pieces of our foreign policy up in the air, is it time to re-think our dependence on foreign oil? In this hour of Science Friday, Ira Flatow and guests will talk about alternative enerrgy sources. Plus, we'll hear about a car that runs on hydrogen — by burning it.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.