The vision proposed for the role of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in addressing climate change (President’s Page, Nov. 13) is really exciting. If necessity is the mother of invention, the time to fully support the development of fusion power is here.

Too many people view solar and wind as the only solutions. They don’t understand that these renewable energy sources are very diffuse, requiring thousands of square miles of land to implement. As soon as they do realize it, the transition to solar and wind gets slowed to a standstill as they successfully oppose solar and wind projects that impact their own view corridor.

Burke Baker III ’65
Jackson, Wyo.