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1 Donn Dears Retired GE Company Senior Executive Worldwide experience with Energy Issues President of 501 C3 Not for Profit … Writes for Power For USA at … Author. CV on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter … © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

2 CO2 Fool’s Errand UN Says … ► Cut CO2 emissions 80% by 2050 ► U.S. Reductions: CO2 Reduction CO2 Emissions5,018 MMT1,000 MMT80 % Population249 Million420 Million Per Capita Emissions20.2 Tons2.4 Tons88% © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

3 U.S. CO2 Emission Sources ► ► 40% from Generating Electricity ► ► 20% from Gasoline ► ► 40% from All Other © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

4 Generation of Electricity 2050 © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

5 Minimum of 24% shortfall unless U.S. builds 300 new nuclear or IGCC power plants rated at 1,000 MW 2050 © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved. Electricity Shortfall in 2050

6 With no CCS >40% shortfall unless U.S. builds 500+ new nuclear power plants rated at MW © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved. Electricity Shortfall in

7 CO2 Emissions from Gasoline Cut With … 1.95 Million BEVs 2.Doubling MPG Leaves Shortfall Of 20% © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

8 U.S. CO2 Emission Sources ► ► 40% from All Other Trucks Trucks Planes Planes Railroads Railroads Heating of Homes Heating of Homes Industry Industry © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

9 Wasted Effort and Money ► ► Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) Wind Solar Energy ► ► Net metering or Feed-in Tariffs ► ► Cap & Trade ► ► Biofuels ► ► Stopping, Ultra-Supercritical Coal Plants © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

10 ► Energy policies supporting economic growth Open all areas in U.S. to drilling Build nuclear power plants Build Ultra-supercritical coal power plants Promote fracking Continued R & D, e.g., Methane Hydrates Best Strategy © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.

11 Donn Dears Retired GE Company Senior Executive Worldwide experience with Energy Issues President of 501 C3 Not for Profit … Writes for Power For USA at … Author. CV on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter … © 2012 Power For USA. All Rights Reserved.


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