Natural Gas: America’s Medium-Term Energy Solution

Natural Gas: America's Medium-Term Energy Solution
Ongoing geopolitical crises remind us just how vulnerable the United States remains to energy imports. Drilling restrictions imposed in the wake of the 2010 BP oil spill have only served to exacerbate the problem. Over the long term, there are many domestic solutions: clean coal, cellulosic ethanol, nuclear fission, and maybe even nuclear fusion or advanced solar. However, there's only one domestic energy source that could dramatically reduce our dependence on imported petroleum in the short term, a.....

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