[ Abridged version ]
An "Issue Brief" from a longer Issue Book prepared for the National Issues Forums.
From the Introduction: "America's way of life seems threatened by unstable sources of energy, while many see growing evidence of environmental damage. As demands for energy escalate, both in this country and in rapidly developing nations, we may soon reach a point of no return. It is time to face the difficult choices that must be made to ensure a sustainable future."