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Discussion Catalyst: Policy Principles

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: October 17, 2011 at 3:37 PM

[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.]   The U.S. Energy Policy should be based on the following principles: Energy Security – an urgent program to move away from oil as fast as possible: Stage 1 – reducing oil’s strategic value by breaking its monopoly in the transportation sector. Stage 2 – drive a worldwide effort to shift away from oil. We are funding both sides of the war on Radical Islam. Our economy and way of life… [more]

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Discussion Catalyst: Overview–The Need for Policy

Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org
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OurEnergyPolicy.org
Date: October 14, 2011 at 6:54 PM

[Note: The text below is intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and does not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org or affiliated individuals.]   The U.S. is at an energy crossroad. Continuing with “business as usual” energy policy will endanger our future. We are heading into a growing, oil triggered, energy security crisis that can easily develop into a worldwide war on resources. If nothing is done, the rising cost of energy will stifle economic growth and will cause a prolonged decline in standard of living. The looming results and cost of inaction on global warming could change… [more]

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