Is U.S. Energy Independence a Pipe Dream? Energy independence has been a buzzword in Washington for decades. But, the promises of ethanol, hydrogen and other technologies failed to break America's addiction to oil.
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Is U.S. Energy Independence a Pipe Dream?

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Is U.S. Energy Independence a Pipe Dream?

Is U.S. Energy Independence a Pipe Dream?

Is U.S. Energy Independence a Pipe Dream?

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Energy independence has been a buzzword in Washington for decades. But, the promises of ethanol, hydrogen and other technologies failed to break America's addiction to oil.

Guests:

Vijay Vaitheswareen, correspondent for The Economist magazine

Frank Verrastro, director and senior fellow, Energy Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres; director of Investor Network on Climate Risk