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Daniel Yergin talks about the world-wide impact of the ongoing energy revolution

By Jim Mackinnon Published: September 14, 2012

The Wall Street Journal interviews oil and energy guru Daniel Yergin and the Via Meadia blog at The American Interest has some thoughts.

Via Meadia: "America’s energy revolution has the potential to fundamentally alter the way we think about geopolitics, economics and energy policy. But this revolution is happening so quickly that many of us are still having trouble wrapping our heads around it all.

"Daniel Yergin's short interview with the Wall Street Journal should help that discussion along, and it hits on some key points that we’ve made here at Via Meadia. In particular, America stands to gain from the vast quantities of new energy—both geopolitically, as dependence on foreign oil decreases, and economically, as energy production fuels new job growth ..."

Read the whole thing here, including a link to the Journal interview.



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