Today 60 nuclear power plants are under construction in the world.
Daniel Yergin, author of the Quest - Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World - reports on p. 410 of his book that 80 percent of the new nuclear power plants being built are rising in China, India, South Korea and Russia.
Think about that.
Not the United States. Not France.
A new world order in energy is coming together - and it will be headquartered, for the first time in a century, outside of the United States,
If you are concerned about our reliance on fossil fuels for any number of reasons, this is bad news. If you worry about America's strategic vulnerability to nasty oil producing nations... If you are concerned about climate change ... If you fear that eventually fossil fuels will not be able to meet the world's rising energy appetite...
... Then you should worry about our complacency about nuclear power.
Dan Yergin, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will talk about this and other big issues in an exclusive, one-on-one conversation with EnergyBiz this coming Thursday, noon ET. Register for the free webcast at our Web site.
Game-changing developments in the world of energy will be explored at the EnergyBiz Leadership Forum, HARNESSING DISRUPTION - in Washington March 19-21.
See you Thursday.