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Lars G. Josefsson: October 2009
CEO, Vattenfall

Lars G. Josefsson: October 2009

Lars G. Josefsson is president and CEO of Vattenfall, Europe's fifth largest generator of electricity and the largest generator of heat with operations in Denmark, Finland, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, Netherlands and Sweden. He is also a member of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change.

Archive: Lars G. Josefsson: October 2009

Real potential, real uncertainty

From a technical perspective, it is clear that nuclear power can play a substantial role in meeting climate objectives. Our studies indicate that, given strong political support, nuclear power could grow globally by up to 70 percent by 2030. In...

By Lars G. Josefsson | October 27, 2009; 10:24 AM ET | Comments (0)

We must capture every opportunity

Looking at the global options to reduce emissions, I come to two conclusions:   1. The job is possible and affordable if done right, and 2. There is no silver bullet.   No sector or country can meet the challenge...

By Lars G. Josefsson | October 21, 2009; 05:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's Time for Action

Climate change is an extremely complex issue, so there will always be room for people with agendas to raise questions and doubts. Yet the basic mechanism of global warming has been well understood for a century, and the best available...

By Lars G. Josefsson | October 15, 2009; 03:32 AM ET | Comments (6)

Belief in a Common Direction Will Unlock Private Investment

The American people are admired worldwide for their ability to focus on the future, and to do so with optimism and confidence. This spirit must be at the core of American leadership on climate change. The diplomatic difficulties of the...

By Lars G. Josefsson | October 5, 2009; 07:21 AM ET | Comments (3)

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