US elections: Who will avert the energy crisis?
By Fred Pearce in Palo Alto, California IT’S hot – close to 40 °C under the scorching California sun – and David Mills is loving it. He’s the chairman of Ausra, a solar energy company attempting to pioneer a made-in-America revolution in renewables. “In the coming decades, clean energy is going to be 10 times bigger than the internet and IT combined,” says Mills. “It’s not just mad scientists any more.” “In the coming decades,