Forum urges decisive action on sustainability

Author: Rachel Novick

The United States has the responsibility to do something to make its energy situation more sustainable, panelists at the Notre Dame Forum on Sustainable Energy said Wednesday.

“We’re stuck right now and we’re really not doing anything,” General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said. “And as everybody in this room knows, to do something you have to do something.”

The discussion of what exactly must be done to improve America’s energy situation ranged from individuals taking small personal steps to governments working to develop an energy policy. Each panelist echoed Immelt’s theme that action is a necessity.

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