Daniel Yergin

Author, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

It is hard to have a single rational energy policy because we’re a big country. Many different regions, different points of view, different interests, so one person’s rational energy policy may not be another person’s rational energy policy.

As the author of The Quest, Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change and conflict, in a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. He brings with him a vast amount of experience in the field as the founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates and Vice Chairman of IHS. 

Yergin holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar. Yergin serves on the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and chaired the U.S. Department of Energy’s Task Force on Strategic Energy Research and Development.

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