Thursday, November 22, 2007

Achieving Energy Victory

Robert Zubrin maps out the way for us to get off the "petroleum standard". The essay is adapted from his new book, Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil.
...U.S. energy policy for the last three decades has been a scandal. The time has come for change. To liberate ourselves from the threat of foreign economic domination, to destroy the economic power of the terrorists’ financiers, and to give ourselves the free hand necessary to deal forcefully with them, we must devalue their resources and increase the value of our own. We can do this by taking the world off the petroleum standard and putting it on an alcohol standard...
It's a fairly long article but well worth your time.

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