Peak-oil, global warming concerns opening new window of opportunity for alternative energy sources

This is the last in a series of six special reports on Future Energy SupplyA new window of opportunity is opening for alternative energy sources.As was the case in the 1970s and early 1980s, the latest surge of interest in developing alternative energy sources is propelled by concerns over high oil prices and environmental impacts of fossil fuel use.But there's a difference this time around. In the earlier boom of alternative energy investment, the impetus stemmed from a more-immediate crisis: skyrocketing oil prices that most observers at the time saw as virtually unrelenting in their ascent. Pollution concerns were a secondary, more-diffuse factor. The former proved a prophecy unful...

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