Daniel Yergin, Energy Expert, Author of “The Prize” & “The Quest”

Is there a more important topic in the world today than the future of energy? From global economies to local politics, from what we breathe to what we eat, trust me, energy and energy sources are at heart of it. And questions surrounding energy’s future come from all directions: From China’s exponential energy demand to climate change to global commodity markets to military security to the price of gas at your corner station. Tying together — and making sense of — all these competing urgencies would seem almost too much for one person to do. But one person has, and he’s with us now. Daniel Yergin is, by far, the world’s leading energy expert. He almost literally wrote the book on oil, and now he has done it again on the future of energy with “The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.” (Originally broadcast 5-12-12 on The John Batchelor Show)

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