15 Jun '11, 11am
New Study Confirms U.S. Military is Preparing for the End of Oil
Pike notes that “energy is the lifeblood of the U.S. military.” DoD is driving the market for clean energy, and the Obama Administration is pushing the civilian end with federal support for clean tech research, electric vehicles, wind power, and solar power. Linking the military and civilian world is a vast pool of U.S. soldiers and other military personnel, who are cycling in and out of their home communities with an increased exposure to and respect for the advantages of clean, renewable energy. The “drill baby, drill” crowd is going down hard, but it is inevitably going down.