Energy Awareness

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James Jones
October 31, 2011

Energy Awareness Essay (962 Words)

My name is James Jones. I am a candidate for the United States Presidential Race of 2012. As your president, I plan to make this nation an even better, more successful place than it is today. I want us to champion efforts far beyond our wildest imaginable dreams. One key issue is the concern over energy awareness, which is beginning to seize our attention more and more each and every single day. My platform for energy awareness is a simple three-step plan. Firstly, I plan to obtain more clean forms of energy to help fuel this great nation, in order to both reduce pollution and our reliance upon fossil fuels. Secondly, I plan to use that newly-harnessed energy to help relieve us upon our dependence upon other nations for our energy purposes, thereby reducing our foreign debt and helping to ensure our prosperity moving forward as a nation. Thirdly, I plan to reduce our overall energy usage and consumption, which will also feed back into our economy and our land itself by also helping to further reduce pollution. These three steps form the gist of my platform of energy awareness. We are relying far too much on oil as a nation. It is unclean and pollutes the environment. Slowly and slowly, the nation’s air is becoming unsafe because of pollution. Millions have cancer and other serious chronic illnesses due to pollution. As a nation, we need to reduce our use of unclean energy. One source of energy in particular that can be harnessed en masse is solar energy. Solar energy is energy from the sun. Solar energy is the longest used form of energy in history. From the days of the cavemen, the sun has been a great source of energy. They used it to see, to cook, and to survive. Humans already need the sun anyway, so why not take a blast to the past and make it a primary energy source? Some nations have already become wise and begun to use solar energy, like Japan and China. They have created solar panels...
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