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Why the Path to Decarbonization Includes Fossil Fuels

Featuring Rob West and Max Wiethe

Sep 06, 2021 • 39 minutes

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The Essential Conversation

Why the Path to Decarbonization Includes Fossil Fuels

Focused on finding the most realistic and cost-effective manner of reaching net-zero carbon, Rob West shares his thoughts on the energy transition.

Featuring Rob West and Max Wiethe

Sep 06, 2021 • 39 minutes

Rob West, CFA, CEO and lead analyst at Thunder Said Energy, is focused on finding the most realistic and cost-effective manner of reaching net-zero carbon by 2050. Unfortunately, he sees major discrepancies between the path his research suggests society should head down and the path being pushed by policy makers. West explains what is driving these differences, the biggest issues that should arise if we don’t change course, and exciting and investible technologies and methods that he believes will be necessary to power an effective and cost-efficient energy transition. Interviewed by Max Wiethe on September 1, 2021. Show More

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