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Oil: opposing viewpoints

Author: Andrea C Nakaya
Publisher: Detroit . : Greenhaven Press, ©2006.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea C Nakaya
ISBN: 0737733284 9780737733280 0737733276 9780737733273
OCLC Number: 530405044
Description: 244 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Is there an oil crisis? --
1. A worldwide oil shortage is approaching / Colin J. Campbell --
2. There is no approaching oil shortage / M.A. Adelman --
3. The United States faces an energy crisis / Paul Roberts --
4. The United States does not face an energy crisis / Dennis Behreandt --
5. The depletion of Saudi Arabian oil supplies will cause an oil crisis / Michael T. Klare --
6. Oil production by Russia will prevent an oil crisis / James Flanigan --
ch. 2. How can America reduce domestic oil prices? --
1. America needs more oil refineries / Ben Lieberman --
2. America does not need more oil refineries / Jerry Taylor, Peter Van Doren --
3. Oil drilling should be allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge / Walter J. Hickel --
4. Oil drilling should not be allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge / Elizabeth Kolbert --
5. America's domestic policies cause high oil prices / Tom DeWeese --
6. Reliance on Middle East oil keeps oil prices high / Peter Huber, Mark Mills --
ch. 3. What energy policies should America pursue? --
1. The United States should reduce its consumption of foreign oil / Michael T. Klare --
2. Reducing consumption of foreign oil will harm the United States / Austan Goolsbee --
3. Fuel efficiency standards should be raised / Joan Claybrook --
4. Fuel efficiency standards should not be raised / David N. Laband, Christopher Westley --
5. Transitioning to a hydrogen economy can reduce oil dependence / Douglas L. Faulkner --
6. Transition to a hydrogen economy cannot reduce oil dependence / David Morris --
7. The 2005 Energy Bill will help solve America's energy problems / Samuel Bodman --
8. The 2005 Energy Bill will not solve America's energy problems --
ch. 4. How does oil impact international relations? --
1. U.S. involvement in the 2003 Iraq war was motivated by oil / Paul Rogers --
2. U.S. involvement in the 2003 Iraq war was not motivated by oil / Charles A. Kohlhaas --
3. The United States cannot escape dependence on Saudi Arabian oil / Joe Barnes, Amy Jaffe, Edward L. Morse --
4. The United States can minimize its dependence on Middle East oil / Robert McGarvey --
5. China and Russia may use oil interests to threaten America's global power Irwin M. Stelzer --
6. Saudi Arabia is using oil profits to spread Islamic fundamentalism / Joseph Braude --
7. America is using the war on terror to further its oil interests in Central Asia / Lutz Kleveman.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor.

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