America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

Natural gas production in this country is booming. On a far smaller scale, so are some alternative energy industries. Please join us to discuss the growth prospects for wind, solar and nuclear power in the United States.

Ten years ago American natural gas fields were thought to be on the way out. American oil production was falling fast. Coal was king, and wind and solar energy production plans were barely underway. Much has changed. According to recent government projections, in September the U.S. will produce more oil than it imports for the first time in almost 20 years. The discovery of massive natural gas reserves and advances in fracking techniques are forcing a dramatic rewrite of America’s energy future, but what has not changed, so far, is our overall reliance on fossil fuels.

Guests

Christine Todd Whitman

CASEnergy Coalition co-chair, former EPA administrator (2001-03) and former governor of New Jersey (1994-2001).

Rhone Resch

president and chief executive officer of Solar Energy Industries Association.

Coral Davenport

energy and environment correspondent for National Journal

Robert Gramlich

senior vice president of public policy at American Wind Energy Association.

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