Energy and Security

Today's energy supply chain is a multitrillion-dollar-per-year endeavor, global in reach and essential for nearly every societal activity. But it is largely dependent on oil and gas reserves from politically challenging areas, and industrialized countries depend heavily on imports for supply. This session will address security concerns and foreign-policy challenges that result from this combination of factors - from unconventional oil supplies, alternative fuels, and reduced transportation demand, to nuclear weapons proliferation. The Hon. Ernest J. Moniz discusses with Neal Lane.

Festival: 2006

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