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A declaration of energy independence : how freedom from foreign oil can improve national security, our economy, and the environment / Jay Hakes.

By: Hakes, Jay E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2008Description: iv, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470267639 (cloth); 0470267631 (cloth).Subject(s): Economics | Energy policy | Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- United States | Power resources -- United States | World politics -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 333.790973
Contents:
Pt. 1. The problem of America's energy dependence. America's plunge into reliance on foreign oil -- A forgotten victory gives hope : how America solved its last energy crisis and cut oil imports in half -- Lapsing back into oil addiction : retreating from battle under presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and Bush -- Blood and treasure : the heavy cost of dependence on Middle East oil -- Fossil fuels and global warming : a dangerous experiment with the planet -- The magic and limits of market-based solutions -- Seeing through the ideological blinders (of the right and the left) -- Pt. 2. Seven economically and politically viable paths to Energy independence. Solution one : store massive emergency reserves -- Solution two : drive the car of the future -- Solution three : bring alternative fuels to market -- Solution four : plug into an electric future -- Solution five : adopt energy taxes liberals and conservatives can like -- Solution six : make energy conservation a patriotic duty -- Solution seven : throw some "Hail Marys" -- Pt. 3. What we need from national leaders (and from voters).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1. The problem of America's energy dependence. America's plunge into reliance on foreign oil -- A forgotten victory gives hope : how America solved its last energy crisis and cut oil imports in half -- Lapsing back into oil addiction : retreating from battle under presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and Bush -- Blood and treasure : the heavy cost of dependence on Middle East oil -- Fossil fuels and global warming : a dangerous experiment with the planet -- The magic and limits of market-based solutions -- Seeing through the ideological blinders (of the right and the left) -- Pt. 2. Seven economically and politically viable paths to Energy independence. Solution one : store massive emergency reserves -- Solution two : drive the car of the future -- Solution three : bring alternative fuels to market -- Solution four : plug into an electric future -- Solution five : adopt energy taxes liberals and conservatives can like -- Solution six : make energy conservation a patriotic duty -- Solution seven : throw some "Hail Marys" -- Pt. 3. What we need from national leaders (and from voters).

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