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Energy Policy

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman lays out his "laws of petropolitics"

Will increased competition between China, India and the United States for oil and gas supplies lead to increased cooperation on energy issues, or a race for the remaining reserves? During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of a panel sponsored by Foreign Policy magazine, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Foreign Policy editor Moises Naim discuss the correlation between the price of oil and global security concerns. Friedman talks about the importance of advancing green technology in the United States and predicts it will be the leading industry of the 21st century. Plus, Lugar addresses some of the barriers to widespread use of ethanol and other alternative forms of energy.