James Meigs on how Off-Shore Drilling could Lead to an Energy Independent Future
August 27, 2008
And Al Gore believes we can convert our electricity grid entirely to “renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources” within 10 years. Virtually everyone who proposes a grand scheme to overhaul America’s energy supply cites as a model John F. Kennedy’s audacious 1961 call to put a man on the moon.
So, do we really need an Apollo project for energy? It is tempting to believe that a huge government initiative, backed by ample tax dollars, could solve this problem. But be careful what you wish for.
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