The Future of Energy: Is the US Prepared?

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With crude oil and gasoline prices soaring, official attention is shifting from demand to supply. Will there be enough to fuel the world's growing economies in the next 30 years? Those prices aren't likely to come down. Will that mean reducing environmental standards or creating markets for alternative sources? We hear what's facing Americans and their next president. Also, a McCain policy speech makes nuclear policy a campaign issue, and a surprise win at this year's Asia Cup made Iraq's international soccer team a rare symbol of national unity. Now it may be excluded from the Beijing Olympics and the next World Cup.


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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner