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Energy Examined

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May 27, 2020

As the world grapples with COVID-19, climate change and energy poverty, there are many varying views on what the energy of the future will look like and how we can get there.

Energy Examined speaks with Dr. Scott Tinker, Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas and president of Switch Energy Alliance, whose goal is to inspire an energy educated future. Dr. Tinker outlines the complexities and challenges of a global energy transition, and what it means for all types of energy including oil and natural gas.