In the past few years, a boom in natural gas and oil production, the pace of innovation in harnessing renewables and greater emphasis on energy efficiency have led the United States even closer to its goal of energy independence.
What strategies and policies should the next President of the United States adopt to consolidate these gains in energy production? Is there an ideal mix of conventional and renewable energy sources that will help grow the economy while protecting the environment?
The Atlantic's cocktail caucus during the Democratic convention explored the nation's energy and environment landscape.
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of the American Petroleum Institute (API).
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The Atlantic at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
The Atlantic went to Philadelphia for a range of events discussing issues of consequence to everyday Americans and shed light on the vision and policy goals of the Democratic nominee.
The Atlantic at the
Democratic National Convention:
We held a Morning Briefing at the start of each day of the DNC, addressing some of the biggest questions affecting this election.