What is the real prospect of US energy "independence?"
It is becoming more unsettling clear that there are consequences to how we
navigate our energy future.
These consequences are not only environmental. There are also consequences
related to the future stability of the US and world societies.
The article attached is a response to the recent International Energy
Agency's proposal that the US could become energy independence in just a
few years. It has as its objective encouraging the creation of a real and
viable energy future for the US. This article explores some of the
questions we should ask about developing fossil fuels, addresses the issue
of climate change and speaks to a framework to a more sustainable future.