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Lucas Bento is an attorney at an international law firm in New York City. He specializes in complex litigation and international commercial arbitration. He has previously published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune and the Berkeley Journal of International Law. The views expressed in his articles are his personal opinions.
When Clean Energy Is Not Enough
Though clean energy is a commendable solution to meet our growing demand for energy, other environmental issues should not be sacrificed in the process. Ultimately, clean energy will not have the impact we so eagerly anticipate if it is not accompanied by a more fundamental -- cultural -- change. That is, recalibrating our hunger for energy writ-large.