Gas Prices: Alternative Energy Solutions and Reduced Consumption

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Gas Prices: Alternative Energy Solutions and Reduced Consumption
Since the turn of the century, gas prices have risen considerably. While a gallon of the lowest grade of unleaded gasoline used to cost under or near a dollar, a myriad of events and supply issues have led to this price reaching as high as five dollars per gallon in some areas of the United States in the past several years. Given the threat of a peak oil scenario and continued unrest in the Middle East and other oil-producing regions, the likelihood that gasoline prices will ever fall back to pre twenty-first century levels appear slim. Therefore, the United States and other Western countries must adopt strategies that seek means to become more energy diverse. Alternative...
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