National Press Club

Energy Policy Alternatives

February 23, 2009

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Run time: 3 minutes

Fred Smith talked about the relationship between volatile energy prices and the U.S. economic downturn. He also discussed a new study that forecasts the long-term economic impact of policies proposed by the council to increase energy security. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. This speech was titled: "Confronting the Energy Threat: Electrification of Transportation as the Path Toward a Stronger Economy and Enhanced National Security."