Searching for a National Energy Policy

Holdren, John P.
March 2001
Issues in Science & Technology;Spring2001, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p43
Academic Journal
Focuses on the energy-related challenges faced by the United States. Increase in oil imports; Opposition to the plan to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Problem posed by overdependence on imported oil; Decline in U.S. domestic oil production.


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