Forecasting 2006
Date: Saturday, January 07, 2006 @ 13:34:41 GMT
Topic: Investors

Living on Earth - This week's show. Air Date: Week of January 6, 2006

Trend watcher Gerald Celente looks ahead and tells Living on Earth’s Jeff Young what environmental trends to watch for this year.

Extract from transcript:
YOUNG: Let's talk about energy prices...certainly, one where there's been a mix of good and bad news. You had gas prices shooting through the roof, oil companies raking in record profits. What do you think is on the horizon for our coming year?

CELENTE: Necessity is the mother of invention. As oil prices continue to go higher, you're going to start seeing a lot more venture capital, a lot more interest in alternative energies. It's only a matter of time. To think that we're in the 21st century using fossil fuels is, by its very nature, a fossil idea. So, beyond the popular wind power and solar power, we're looking at real energy breakthroughs that are going to make a huge difference, such as hydreno power, charge clusters, permanent magnets, zero-point energy, and even cold fusion. And as Wall Street and venture capitalists understand the profits to be made, both for the planet and for their pocketbook, you're going to start seeing a lot more money moving into that area...

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