Energy Security and Global Warming

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US energy demands are rising as the price of oil goes through the roof and foreign sources are increasingly uncertain. Canadian tar sands and domestic coal would provide energy security, but at the risk of increased global warming. Can renewables be developed in time? How high is the price of economic growth? Also, Treasury Secretary Paulson wants to rein in mortgage markets. On Reporter's Notebook, with the presidential nomination potentially at stake can Florida Democrats get it together?


Banner image: Screen grab from the PowerPoint presentation below on the tar sands. Photo. Bill Reinert

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Katie Cooper