Gasoline / Debra A. Miller, book editor
- Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- 180 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Miller, Debra A.
- Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 How Does Oil and Gasoline Dependence Affect the US and the World? -- Chapter Preface -- Gasoline Usage by the Transportation Sector Is a Major Driver of Global Warming / Deborah Gordon -- Oil Dependence Makes US Drivers Vulnerable to Rising Gas Prices / Justin Horner -- The US Dependence on Foreign Oil Funds America's Enemies / Jonathan Powers -- High Oil Prices Threaten the World Economy / The Economist -- The World Energy Threat Has Only Worsened in 2011 / Michael T. Klare -- ch. 2 Are Rising Gasoline Prices a Serious Problem? -- Chapter Overview / Toni Johnson -- Yes: Rising Gasoline Prices Are a Serious Problem -- Increases in Gas Prices Act as a Drag on the Economy / Dante Chinni -- Rising Gas Prices Transfer Wealth from Poorer Americans to the Rich / Dan Froomkin -- High Gas Prices Are Causing Many Americans Financial Hardship / Lydia Saad -- No: Rising Gasoline Prices Are Not a Serious Problem -- Compared with Other Industrialized Countries, US Gas Is Cheap / Sarah Terry-Cobo -- High Gas Prices Might Shock the Nation into Cutting Its Dependence on Oil / Myles Spicer -- There Are Many Benefits to Higher Gas Prices / KNS Financial -- ch. 3 Is Public Transportation an Answer to Rising Gasoline Prices? -- Chapter Preface -- Yes: Public Transportation Is an Answer to Rising Gasoline Prices -- Rising Gas Prices in 2011 Caused Drivers to Turn to Public Transportation / Sean Barry -- Record Mass Transit Ridership Could Result If Gas Prices Rise Higher / PR Newswire -- The United States Must Invest in Public Transportation / Christian Science Monitor -- Rejecting High-Speed Rail Systems Is a Mistake Given Rising Gas Prices / Rob Kerth -- No: Public Transportation Is Not an Answer to Rising Gasoline Prices -- Increases in Public Transportation Use Are Shortlived / Owen McShane -- Recession Hits Transit Budgets Despite Rising Need / Bob Salsberg -- Cuts in Federal Public Transportation Funding Could Further Limit Mass Transit / Keith Laing -- High-Speed Rail Is Too Expensive / Joel Kotkin -- ch. 4 What Are the Keys to Oil and Gasoline Independence? -- Chapter Preface -- The United States Must Increase Domestic Oil Production / Steve Huntley -- Oil Independence Is Impossible So Energy Independence Must Be the Goal / Swellsman -- The United States Must Transition to Low-Carbon Fuels / David Burwell -- The United States Must Promote Electric Vehicles to Achieve Freedom from Oil / Sarah Hodgdon -- Natural Gas-Powered Vehicles Should Be the First Step Toward Energy Independence / David Fessler -- The United States Must Increase Fuel Efficiency Standards / Jonathan Murray -- The Free Market, Rather than Government, Should Govern Energy Choices / Conn Carroll.
- 9780737762273 (hardcover)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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