Both John McCain and Barack Obama say that energy independence and global warming demand a shift from fossil fuels to alternative sources of energy. But the credit crisis is drying up investment and the price of oil is declining. We look at what that could mean for America’s energy future. Also, President Bush invites leaders of the Group of 20 to a summit on the global financial system, and India’s first expedition in space.
Does Renewable Energy Still Have a Future?
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G20 Summit to Address the Global Financial System
President Bush has set the date for his summit meeting on the global financial crisis. The so-called G-20 includes the seven industrialized countries plus China, India and...
5 min, 57 sec
Will Plummeting Oil Prices Cause a Clean-Energy Meltdown?
Both John McCain and Barack Obama say America needs renewable energy—wind, solar, nuclear and "clean coal" as opposed to oil and natural gas. When the price of oil was...
33 min, 56 sec