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Achieving U.S. Energy Security Through Energy Diversity

Achieving U.S. Energy Security Through Energy Diversity

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Dean's Innovative Leader Series. "We've been spoiled as a nation," says Bob Malone. For decades, energy was inexpensive and abundant, and most Americans took it for granted. Recently "we've seen the world change around us." Successive presidential administrations have failed to free the nation of dependence on foreign oil, and to advance alternatives to fossil fuels. We must now, once and for all, shape a comprehensive national energy policy, Malone maintains. With the dive in financial markets and general economic gloom, Malone worries that the public can't focus clearly on energy. He reminds us that the fate of the U.S. economy is intricately bound up with energy costs, and that this year alone, "we'll pay more than $400 billion for imported... Show More
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