"Oil wells go dry and coal seams run out, but for the first time since the Industrial Revolution began we are investing in energy sources that can last forever." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Watch Lester Brown's presentation at the NYT Energy for Tomorrow Conference from April 11, 2012. His panel is the Opening Plenary. Other notable speakers include Thomas Friedman, Steven Cho, Daniel Yergin, and T. Boone Pickins.