Throughout election 2012, President Obama has promoted an America dependent on a diverse energy portfolio, rather than the volatile global oil market. What does his reelection mean for energy?
Burning oil is a one-time, irreversible act that leaves nothing of value behind and produces greenhouse gases and pollutants that harm us, Cobb writes.
Pumping, treating and delivering water makes up no less than 12.6 percent of US energy consumption, according to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.
People who are counting on natural gas to solve the world’s energy problems are 'counting their chickens before they are hatched,' Tverberg writes. Natural gas requires a lot of infrastructure and up-front costs to obtain satisfactory results.
The oil and gas industry's deceptive campaign to make the public and policymakers believe that the United States is on the verge of energy independence is just a smokescreen for selling the country's oil and natural gas to the highest bidder, Cobb writes.
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