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Debating How to Best Meet Energy Needs in the United States

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Many people are debating how to best meet energy needs in the United States. Some argue that the country must decrease its dependence on oil and invest in alternative sources of energy. The United States use tons of oil daily witch tends to be very expensive. Many people believe that to best meet energy needs would be to find alternative sources, such as wind, and solar power. The simple fact is, renewable and alternative energy should be a major investment for everyone. Energy conservation can result in increased financial capital, environmental quality, national security, personal security, and comfort. Individuals and organizations choose to conserve energy to reduce energy costs and promote economic security. However, Industrial, and commercial users can increase energy use efficiency. Repeated use of alternative sources would help the United States to gradually clean up pollution and also save millions of dollars in the future. Renewable sources of energy vary widely in their cost-effectiveness and in their availability across the United States. Their cost comes in collecting, harnessing, and transporting the energy so that it can do useful work. The price of electricity will increase witch will cause Citizens spend thousands on electricity because of the rising cost of oil. Also the oil supply is decreasing daily and evenly that source will be extinct so why not start with alternative sources. Some argue that alternative sources are too expensive but fail to realize that if he or she was to invest in an alternative source such as solar panels that they will acquire adequate lighting and a more healthful life. A benefit of solar power is possessing power during a category five storm verses expecting an outage. To help reduce pollution and to save energy a person should consider taking the necessary steps to purchase the material needed for a better life. To overcome hindering thoughts an individual should start to think critically about everything that they...