Bernard L. Weinstein writes in The Hill about some inconvenient truths about the energy transition.
- While some activists and policymakers would have you believe that we can transition to a fully renewable grid tomorrow, the fact remains that fossil fuels will continue to play a pivotal role in our energy portfolio for years to come.
- American fossil fuels are far cleaner than oil and gas produced overseas and can be a critical component of a global emissions reduction strategy.
- Because there is no silver bullet to addressing climate change, solutions must be technology neutral and include renewables, nuclear power, and traditional fossil fuels.
- Policymakers must also prioritize solutions that keep energy prices affordable and electricity access reliable.
Read the full article here.