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Domestic Energy Production

China's New 'Social Risk Review' Mandate and US Energy Production

Christine Bader | Posted 01.21.2013 | World
Christine Bader

Last week, China announced that "social risk reviews" will be required for all major industrial projects. This is a potentially groundbreaking move of which all other nations should take note -- especially the U.S., which is forecast to be the world's largest oil producer by 2020.

The New 'Golden Age of Oil' That Wasn't

Michael T. Klare | Posted 12.04.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

Those like Mitt Romney who claim that the United States can achieve energy "independence" by 2020 or any other near-term date are only fooling themselves, and perhaps some elements of the American public.