November 21, 2012

The U.S. Should Strive for Energy Independence

Editorial, Deseret News


Orlin Wagner, AP

It would hardly be radical to suggest that predicting the future is a tricky and imprecise business. So when the International Energy Agency issued a report recently that said the United States will become the world's top producer of oil within the next five years, and that it will become nearly self-sufficient in supplying its own energy needs by 2035, enthusiasm should be tempered accordingly.

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