Big goals, small planet: pursuing clean energy in a power-hungry world

What is the right energy mix? That’s the question posed by the third Energy Revolution session at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

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The Atlantic (content made possible by Shell) — What is the right energy mix? That’s the question posed by the third Energy Revolution session at the Aspen Ideas Festival. There were high-level points of consensus among panel members on what the future should look like, but also vigorous disagreement on how we will get there–or if we can get there at all.

The conversation was moderated by Andrew Revkin, environmental reporter and author of the Dot Earth blog for The New York Times. The panelists were Kristina M. Johnson, CEO of Enduring Hydro and former under secretary of energy for the U.S. Department of Energy; Tom Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company; Lee McIntire, CEO of CH2MHILL; and Eric Isaacs, president of UChicago Argonne, LLC and director of the Argonne National Laboratory. Read more.

Posted July 1, 2013