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Energy Policy Is Fundamental to U.S. Competitiveness

Bloomberg -- The United States desperately needs an energy policy. It is fundamental to our economic growth, environmental sustainability and national security. With five percent of the world's population and 20 percent of its energy use, the U.S. has an obligation to lead globally. We need to set the right example at home.

When President Obama took office three years ago, he put climate change at the top of the agenda. However, to have climate change policy you need an energy policy. People confuse the two — you need both for sustainable development.


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Submitted Mar 01, 2012 By: ziyulu
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CVA19
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 11:09:35 PM

Always has been; but the Fool-in-Chief doesn't and won't ever get the flick.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 6:35:57 PM

What energy policy?
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 9:45:23 AM

Good points @Doeslayersr.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 8:43:30 AM

lobbyists set our energy policy ;)
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YOU GO BUCKETS42!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 7:57:09 AM

We will never have an energy policy as long as politicians are in charge.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 7:27:30 AM

We need a clean energy policy to hasten the growth of sustainability. Projections are for buildings to produce as much energy as they consume in 2035 resulting in a net zero drain on energy resources.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 7:06:47 AM

Interesting article, thanks for the post. It's scary that Bloomberg does not mention speculators when indicating the $140/barrel oil price was merely a warning a few years ago.
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?????
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 6:38:04 AM

No economy or county has every grown and gotten healthier and more prosperous by limiting or conserving the amount of energy it uses. The concept is an oxymoron if there ever was one. Energy is needed to produce goods and services and to CONSUME (use) those goods and services.
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