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Fueling the future

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Science  16 Jan 2015:
Vol. 347, Issue 6219, pp. 239
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa1579

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There is no such thing as a "free lunch" in the energy sector, which means we face tough choices when it comes to power. But how do we weigh our options? Matthew E. Kahn considers how we make decisions about energy in the 21st century in a review of Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think About Energy in the Age of Global Warming.

  • The reviewer is at the University of California–Los Angeles Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, La Kretz Hall, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496, USA. E-mail: mkahn{at}

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