American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Energy independence is a popular political goal, but not an especially realistic one. We’ll talk what changes, if any, may ahead for U.S. energy policy.
- Dilip Hiro author of "Blood of the Earth." Regular contributor to The Observer, The Guardian, the Washington Post and The Nation and the author of more than 20 books.
- Bob Greco Downstream Group Director, American Petroleum Institute
- Jason Grumet executive director, National Commission on Energy Policy
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