Early in the twenty-first century, oil has come to be viewed as more than just a commodity — Americans now associate it with terrorism, corporate greed, and global warming. It has also become a volatile political issue. When the 110th Congress adjourned recently for its August recess, it left unresolved a range of matters affecting America’s energy future, including rising gasoline prices, offshore drilling and exploration, and development and use of alternative fuels.
Although the United States makes up less than 5 percent of the world’s population, it consumes 25 percent of the oil; m…Buy Full Issue$34.95
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Causes and RemediesRead More
New Technologies and Their PotentialRead More
The President's Address on EnergyRead More
How to Reduce Oil DependencyRead More
Recent Action on Energy ConsumptionRead More
Pro & Con
Should the House Approve H.R. 6515, the Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands (DRILL) Act?