As the world’s need for energy continues to grow, the US government must formulate a comprehensive strategy to secure energy resources.
(1) Identify at least three major concerns regarding US energy policy. What are our vulnerabilities and challenges?
(2) Discuss the merits and risks associated with one energy policy reform. You may select from the following options (or discuss your own): encouraging energy conservation and efficiency, increasing supply through more domestic production, increasing supply through alternative or renewable resources.
There are many parties involved in this debate – politicians, government bureaucrats, environmental interest groups, public safety officials, energy corporations, American citizens, foreign governments. Please consider their interests as you compose your response to this week’s forum