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Fossil fuels will run out one day — and that day may not be all that far off. Jeremy Rifkin, president of the Foundation on Economic Trends talks about what many see as the future — the hydrogen energy web. He’s author of the new book "The Hydrogen Economy" (Tarcher Putnam).
- Jeremy Rifkin president of the Foundation on Economic Trends. His other books include "The Hydrogen Economy," "The Biotech Century," and "The End of Work."
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