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Greene 21 (1:14)
Topic(s): Future Transport / Government / Iceland
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Personally, I find the Iceland effort very exciting because I'm a pro-technology person and I think that ultimately we'll need advanced technologies to solve our problems. It would be very, very difficult for us to address climate change by doing with less, so I think we're going to have to have advanced technologies. And it's exciting to see someone experimenting with that, essentially saying, "We're going to try to go to 100%, you know, environmentally friendly energy system." And we will learn from their experience. So we're going to gain from this effort that they're making, so I'm very positive about it.

We have to understand they're in a unique situation though. They have vast amounts of renewable energy available to them and a very small population. There's no way today we can do what they're doing, but I think it's useful for us and it's very exciting to see them try to make a sustainable, environmentally friendly energy system in that country. So that's my view.

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