It’s day two of COP21, a historic climate change conference in Paris that has drawn representatives from 195 countries. While the leaders in attendance are grappling with a number of burning question, one among them stands out: Can clean energy technology be created fast enough to help reduce global temperatures?

Jason Blumberg, chief executive and managing director at Energy Foundry, a venture capital firm focusing on new energy and clean technologies, explains how much money is needed to find clean, high tech energy.

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