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Eric Schmidt is the chief executive officer of Google. Schmidt has spoken widely in support of a rapid transition to a non-fossil energy system, as detailed in Google's "Clean Energy 2030" plan.[1] Schmidt has described the term "clean coal" as an oxymoron similar to "limited nuclear war."[2]

Eric Schmidt on Strategies and Solutions for Energy Security
Eric Schmidt at Commonwealth Club


  1. "Clean Energy 2030," accessed December 2008
  2. "Google CEO: How to fix the U.S. energy problem," Green Tech, October 1, 2008
  3. Supporters, organizational web page, accessed May 14, 2013.
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