Alternative Energy

How can we change from our oil, coal and gas guzzling present into a future powered by sustainable forms of energy? It's not just a need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions that is fueling the development of alternatives to fossil fuels, governments are being spurred into action in the name of energy security as our need for more energy increases every year. How are attitudes and technology reacting to help us harness the energy of the sun, wind and waves to meet our voracious energy demands?

Meet the Principal Voices

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Juliet Davenport, CEO of UK company Good Energy, working directly to combat climate change.
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Is nuclear the answer?
It's the energy source that just won't go away, but should it help fuel the future?
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Jeremy Leggett, a key player in putting climate change on the world agenda and CEO of Solarcentury.
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Surf's up
Can we wave goodbye to fossil fuels by harnessing the power of the oceans?
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Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran is an award- winning journalist and environmental commentator
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Shanghai debate
Our Principal Voices debate, how renewable energy is key to a sustainable future.
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