This week on Sea Change Radio we hear from U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney, representing California’s 11th District. In an earlier appearance on Sea Change Radio the Congressman shared his views on wind power but in today’s visit he talks about his new book, Clean Energy Nation. In his conversation with host Alex Wise, we explore how U.S. policies on peak oil, education, poverty and the expansive U.S. military will all play vital roles in determining this nation’s future. Are you wondering what’s it like to be a mathematician, engineer, and environmentalist and work side-by-side among climate-change denying House Representatives? Listen to our interview with Congressman McNerney to find out.
This week on Sea Change Radio, Part 2 of our 2-part series on wind power. First, we hear again from US Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11), the only member of either House who’s also a wind power engineer. Next, the US is lagging far behind Europe in the move toward renewable energy sources. To find out why, host Alex Wise talks once more to Michael Payne, a veteran wind power executive who’s served as Shell WindEnergy’s General Manager of Europe & Asia as well as a Director at Enron Wind. Payne offers his perspective on the policy and business factors that will help direct the winds of change. Continue reading