31.10.2008 - US energy still a burning issue
From Sky.com: Instead, Barack Obama and John McCain see potential votes in promoting green energy as a job generator in a depressed economy, while uncoupling America from its reliance on foreign oil imports. The scale of the task is immense. Americans make up 5 percent of the world's population but consume a quarter of its energy, while the country spends 300 billion dollars each year on foreign oil, from countries such as Venezuela and Iraq, to slake its thirst for power.... Full Article: Source