Prometheus Rebound

May 1977
New Republic;5/21/77, Vol. 176 Issue 21, p5
Focuses on the energy policy of the U.S. government. View that President Jimmy Carter's declaration of moral war on energy will bring about a contraction in the American standard of living; Information on a meeting seek by energy chief James Schlesinger between administration energy planners and eminent economists; Views of the specialists in petroleum economics that a successful energy program depends on breaking Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' stranglehold by price and caprice on the economics of the consumer nation; Views of Carter on the energy crisis; View that the policy fail to set tough standards for energy efficiency in new large commercial, industrial and residential buildings.


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