Energy Policy/ Alternative Energy Sources


Guests:

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.

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