It must be something about the podiums and bright lights that invites Hollywood stars to make award ceremonies into political venues, but rarely do these shows give us a quality opportunity to reflect on our political landscape. Didn’t think we could tie Keystone XL into an Academy Awards hook? Think again. “Argo,” winner of the [...]
FACT: The U.S. imports 8.9 million barrels of petroleum per day. One-fourth of those imports come from Canada — a significant supply that can increase with Keystone XL, while creating jobs and improving American energy security along the way. (U.S. Energy Information Administration.) View Infographic
Half a decade of high and volatile oil prices alongside increasingly dire warnings of climatic disaster have pushed energy security and climate change steadily up the U.S. policy agenda. Rhetoric in Washington has emphasized opportunities to deal with both challenges at once. But energy security and climate change do not always align: many impor- tant [...]
Oil demand reduction is the only energy security policy.
Diversification of America’s energy resources is the best energy security policy.
Oil sands crude will do little to nothing to enhance U.S. energy security because the output is already slated for export outside of North America.
Oil is sent where there is demand and according to EIA projections, the United States will continue to have a significant need for oil in the foreseeable future.
We don’t need more oil. Why increase imports from Canada?
The United States needs more supply of all types of energy, including oil, to meet our growing energy demand.